Steve grew up in Beaver County and received his bachelor of science in business administration and his master of science in organizational leadership from Geneva College. His wife Julie and their three children, Ava, Reed and Roman, have a home in the Plan 12 neighborhood of Aliquippa. Steve provides leadership to Aliquippa Impact in his role as executive director in the areas of strategic planning, leadership development, and resource development.
Director of Program Development
Joel and his wife, Chelsea, have two children. He completed his undergraduate degree in biblical studies from Toccoa Falls College and his graduate degree in urban studies from Eastern University. He is a co-pastor at Crestmont Alliance Church in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. In 2005, Joel founded Aliquippa Impact. Joel is currently Director of Program Development at Aliquippa Impact. Joel and his wife live in the Plan 12 neighborhood of Aliquippa, where they are in walking distance of many of the young people they serve.
Gao Foua Jordan
Mentoring Program Assistant
Gao Foua grew up around the United States and attended high school in Malaysia. She received a bachelor of science in public relations from Toccoa Falls College. Currently, she lives with her husband, John, on Franklin Avenue in Aliquippa. Gao Foua does the bulk of the administration, planning, and program maintenance connected with Aliquippa Impact's mentoring program.
John grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Toccoa Falls College where he received a Bachelor of Science in Christian Education. John worked for Aliquippa Impact’s daycamp program in the summer of 2006 and decided to move to Aliquippa one year later. He and his wife, Gao Foua, have lived in Aliquippa for 7 years now and reside on Franklin Avenue. For the past 5 years, John worked with the recently graduated Brotherhood cohort, which included some of the guys that were in his first city camp class in 2006. Now John has transitioned to Cohort Coordinator, overseeing the growing number of cohorts that Aliquippa Impact has in operation.
After School Program Coordinator
After School Program Coordinator
Jamyra relocated to the community of Aliquippa in 2012. She has her bachelors in early childhood education and a master's in special education. Jamyra has been working with Aliquippa Impact since 2008 and has had the opportunity to fulfill several different job descriptions. Jamyra recently accepted the position as afterschool program coordinator, where she will be responsible for overseeing the program and building continued relationships with youth who participate.
Kristti supports operations in the bookkeeping and administration areas. Growing up in Beaver County, Kristti received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Accounting and International Studies from Robert Morris University. She lives with her husband, Paul and their five children, Chase, Noah, Ethan, Jadyn, and Chandler.
Cohort LeaderSupervisor of Mentor and Mentee Relationships, Aliquippa Middle and Senior High SchoolBeka Jaussen grew up in Greenville, PA. She graduated from a branch of Penn State University with her Bachelors in Business Management and Marketing. Upon graduating Beka went to manage a coffee shop in the Dominican Republic as a missionary. Beka joins us as a partnership with the CCO, Coalition for Christian Outreach. She works at the Community College of Beaver County as a campus minister and works with Aliquippa Impact as a cohort leader and supervisor of the mentor and mentee relationships in the Aliquippa Middle and Senior High School. She has relocated to Aliquippa and is excited to serve in the city and share the love of .Â
Angelica is from North East Georgia. She graduated from Toccoa Falls College in 2012. Angelica felt compelled to join the team through a sermon by Joel Repic at one of the school chapels. He spoke about the healing and rebuilding of the community. Angelica started working as a summer intern in 2012 and relocated to the community of Aliquippa in 2013 to continue to work with AI. She now works as a Data Specialist.