Central Columbus Staff

Central Columbus Area Director
Chris Ramsey

Chris is a graduate of OSU with a B.S. in Agriculture.   Upon graduation, Chris worked in construction management for six years managing medical and hospital construction projects in Westerville, Ohio then moving on to manage the planning and building of schools for Marysville and Pickerington. In 2011, Chris felt called to leave the corporate world and join the YoungLife staff full time as the Central Columbus Area Director. For the past five years, Chris and his wife Mary have dedicated their lives to bringing the love of Jesus to countless teenagers. During this time, Chris and Mary have grown their own family to include their two children, Savannah and Braden. The Ramseys live in Upper Arlington.

Central Columbus Staff Associate
Allie Manning
Email: alliemanning2@gmail.com

​Allie, a Bowling Green, Ohio native, is a proud Ohio State graduate. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with minors in  Spanish and Nonprofit Studies. During her time at OSU she served as a volunteer Young Life College leader and was involved with several other campus organizations. Immediately following graduation she began working for the Central Columbus Area and leading Young Life at Bexley High School. Allie and her husband, Steven, live in Bexley just a block away from Capital University where she also helps recruit and train Young Life leaders. 

Central Columbus Student Staff Associate
Claire Chilcoat
Email: clairechilcoat@gmail.com

Claire Chilcoat is joining the area as student staff at UAHS!  Claire desires to go on full-time staff and we are using this year as an opportunity to discern the Lord's calling for her life and to bless the community of UA with her unique gift set in ministry.​

Central Columbus Area Administrator
Elaina Johns
Email: centralareayl@gmail.com

​Elaina graduated from Ohio State and led Young Life in Pickerington while in school.  Elaina, her husband AJ, and their sons, Grayson and Deacon, live in Pickerington.

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Chris Ramsey
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Chris and his wife Mary "Buckeyes all the way"
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Chris, Mary, Savannah and Braden
Allie Manning
Allie and her husband, Steven

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