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.
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.Â
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
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.Â
Supervisor of Mentor and Mentee Relationships, Aliquippa Middle and Senior High School
Beka 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 Christ.