Our Staff

The Rock Youth Center has amazing staff members! Each of them is dedicated to serving each person that comes through The Rock’s doors.

 
 
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Jessica Millimen - Executive Director

Dr. Jessica Millimen is a retired police officer from Columbus, Ohio who has called Montana home for the last three years. She has her PhD in Forensic Psychology and is also a college professor. Jessica has always had a passion for youth, which started as an inner city police officer and she understands the need for a safe third space for the youth in our valley. Jessica looks forward to supporting The Rock’s welcoming atmosphere and programs for our youth.

 
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Megan Holt - Cafe Manager

Megan grew up in Mansfield, Ohio and has called Montana home for the past four years. She studied Public Relations at Lee University in Cleveland, TN. Megan worked as the Office and Retreats Coordinator at Yellowstone Alliance Adventures for three years prior to accepting her current job as Cafe Manager here at The Rock YC. She and her husband love to mountain bike, hike, play games and bake together. She has always loved cooking and baking and relishes the opportunity to share that with kids here at The Rock! She looks forward to continuing to care for the students through the cafe and The Rock’s ministry. 

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Jessica hawksford - assistant Director

Jess grew up in Bozeman and graduated from BHS, where she spent countless hours at The Rock. She studied Philosophy and Theology at Wheaton College in Illinois. Before coming to The Rock, she was Program Coordinator at Yellowstone Alliance Adventures, a youth camp south of Bozeman. She and her husband love to camp, hike, ski, bike…they just love to play outside! Jess loves to work with kids and she loved the Rock so much as a high schooler, that she came back to work!

 
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Eric Kelly - Program Director

Eric is a home grown, grass fed, free range, Bozeman native. After graduating from Bozeman High School in 2013, Eric betrayed his Bozeman roots and fled to Missoula for a degree in Elementary Education. Eric is married to Megan Kelly and has a wonderful one-year-old son Theodore. Eric, Megan and Theodore just returned to Bozeman from a two year sting in the beautiful country of Nicaragua where he worked at Nicaragua Christian Academy International. While they both hope to return to the place their son was born, Eric and Megan are incredibly excited to care for the students in Bozeman. Eric is the Program Director here at the Rock and is excited to work in a place that is fully invested in supporting and caring for the youth in Bozeman. The Kelly family loves to be outside in God’s creation, eat tasty food, and spend time with friends and family. They are excited to see how God uses their time back in Bozeman.