Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

Gillian Byerly

Executive Director

Sarah Fahrney

Regional Program Director

Alyssa Akhtar

Capital Area Program Coordinator

Jessica Zeller

Central PA Program Coordinator

Colleen Park

Adams, Franklin & York Program Coordinator

Machelle Schraeder

Program Coordinator

Lindsay Peiffer

Corporate and Community Relations Manager

Work With Us

Do you share a passion for our mission and want to join the team? Learn more about open staff and board positions.

Work With Us

Our Board

Chris Baldrige

Board Chair


Board Members

Brenna Anderson

Members 1st

Jasmine Butler

Office of Chief Counsel, PennDOT

Stacey Clark

Capital Blue Cross

Cody Gehman

Stonebridge Financial Group

Preeti Ghosh

Orrstown Bank

Sharice Johnson

Milton Hershey School

Julie Ritter

Muncy Public Library

Elizabeth Ritter


Sarah White

Stonebridge Financial Group

Anika Jackson

Family First Health

Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.