Our organization

Our facilities are run day-to-day by pastors and addiction counselors who have many years of experience; some are former addicts or alcoholics themselves. Overall strategic direction and accountability is provided by the Youth Challenge Board of Trustees.

Select Board of Directors

Rev. Joseph V. Arminio, Executive Director

A graduate of LOGOS Bible College & Graduate School, Arminio is the founder and senior pastor of Abundant Life Worship Center in Whippany, New Jersey. He is also on the Advisory Council for the Family Policy Council of New Jersey.

James Orsini, Board Member

James Orsini is Chief Integration Officer for VaynerMedia a social first digital agency. Working alongside famed founders AJ and Gary Vaynerchuk James helps manage the social media agency for success. He was Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Sito Mobile formerly known as Single Touch Systems Inc., the mobile media solutions provider serving retailers, advertisers and brands (OTC:SITO) A proven leader and author of business articles (Let Leaders Lead and The Race for mobile relevance) and white papers (The Authentic Network, Reverse 360 mentoring and Mastering Procurement). James has 30 years of finance and operations experience across a broad range of marketing and communications disciplines.

Vernon Outlaw, Board Member

A graduate of Columbia University, Outlaw is a Senior Vice President of Captial Markets at FTN Financial. He has served as Managing Director of Utendahl Capital Partners and was a bond trader at Saloman Brothers.