Phil has led in the VicYouth team for over 10 years. After many years serving in a voluntary capacity in the local church, he started as Assistant Youth Director in late 2010, and was appointed Youth Director at the end of 2013. Prior to joining the VicYouth leadership team, Phil worked for Sanitarium in Victoria for many years while also holding active roles in his local church. Phil has also played a significant, ongoing role with STORMCo in Victoria as well as being a volunteer area coordinator for VicYouth.
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Pastor Sean Berkeley is the Associate Youth Director for VicYouth. He has had a broad range of pastoral experience; he has served as a youth pastor, senior pastor, university chaplain, youth director and associate youth director in South Queensland over the past 20 years.
Sean’s wife, Cara, works as a Recovery Nurse and they have three young adult children; Dylan, Bella and Jai. During his down time, Sean enjoys playing cricket, football, golf and waterskiing. He also is an avid coin collector!
Sean has rolled in youth circles for a number of years and he is excited to work alongside local Pathfinder clubs and youth groups to create spaces for young people to grow deeper in their walk with Jesus.
Darcy is the Assistant for the VicYouth Department at the Victorian Conference. He joined the team in November 2023 after having served in the local church as a Lay Pastor.
Darcy loves to use his administration skills in the best way possible to help young people reach their full potential in God. Whether it's at a Pathfinder event, a Summer camp or a Youth Rally, Darcy's passion is to nurture young people.
In his spare time, Darcy enjoys exercise and virtually all sporting activities. He likes reading, content creation, comedy, and pizza.
If you ever see Darcy at an event, come and say hi! He loves meeting new people
Pastor Moe Stiles is the chaplain for tertiary institutions in Victoria. In addition to providing on-campus support at Monash and Deakin, she leads the Victorian Adventists Students Association (VicASA), which exists to support tertiary students in Victoria more broadly. The VicASA team hosts events to encourage, support and cheer on young adult students as they navigate their season of life.
Moe also serves as Pastor at Crosswalk Melbourne and Chaplain for AdventCare Whitehorse. while also pursuing postgraduate study in human rights. Prior to this, Moe served in the Victorian Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church for 15 years, as Departmental Director of Youth Ministry and local church ministry. Moe is driven by justice advocacy work, community connectedness, authentic living, building leaders, and passionately yearns to see the person of Jesus truly honored in the way we live and love.