Staff 

Adele Seebold ~ Executive Director

Adele serves the organization through administrative and business management oversight. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy and a minor in women's studies from Duke University. For more than 20 years, she held various leadership positions in non-profit organizations in Maryland and Pennsylvania, with the majority of her career spent working in volunteer management. Adele began volunteering for Kavanna House in 2013 as a part of her journey to reclaim herself and to lean into God's desires for her. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Deb Turnow ~ Founder and Director of The Intimacy Project

Deb is the Founder of Kavanna House and serves as the Director of The Intimacy Project. She also designed and facilitates a course on The Critical Journey (based on a book of the same name written by Janet Hagberg and Robert Guelich that looks at the stages of one’s spiritual journey). She is a trained Spiritual Director as well as a trained supervisor for spiritual directors. She has a Master's Degree in Spiritual Formation and Leadership from Spring Arbor University. Before beginning her work in spiritual formation, she provided therapy in the York area for survivors of sexual abuse. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Roxanne O'Reilly ~ Director of Formational Prayer

Roxanne oversees the Formational Prayer ministry of Kavanna House. She is a trained caregiver in Formational Prayer and a trained Spiritual Director. In addition to coordinating and overseeing the Formational Prayer team, she oversees the annual Formational Prayer Seminar presented by Kavanna House. She has worked in various roles in the nonprofit sector with an emphasis on development for more than 20 years. As a hobby, she loves photographing people. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Kristin Peterman ~ Administrative Assistant

Kristin handles the administrative duties associated with the cohorts, classes, spiritual directors, personal retreats and daily operations at Kavanna House. Prior to joining the staff, Kristin volunteered weekly at Kavanna House for over two years, providing invaluable administrative support to many areas. She is a trained Spiritual Director, a member of the Formational Prayer team and has also facilitated programs on specific practices at Kavanna House. Being at Kavanna House has been a beauty-filled journey for Kristin. She describes walking onto the property, like time slowing down so that her senses become fully aware of the air she is breathing, the shimmer that captures her attention and how the Mystery of it all becomes known. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.