Julie has been serving with Teen Challenge of Kentucky since starting as a residential staff member in 2003. In August 2011, Julie was appointed by the Board of Directors as the Executive Director for Teen Challenge of Kentucky, overseeing both Priscilla’s Place and Chad’s Hope. Julie holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Central Bible College and is completing her Master of Divinity Degree at Global University. Julie is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and is dedicated to bringing the message of hope to men and women trapped in addiction.
Emily is originally from Minnesota where she worked as a professional photographer with experience in administrative support, public relations, and marketing. In 2011, God brought Emily into a new life with a passion to reach out to those who are without hope and struggling in addiction. In April 2013, Emily responded to God’s call to be a part of His work at Teen Challenge. She joined the team as a residential staff member at Priscilla’s Place and now serves in the Teen Challenge of Kentucky State Office and Intake.
Cindy was born and raised in the suburban Washington D.C. area, and moved to the mountains of North Central Pennsylvania when she was a senior in High School. As youth director of her church in Pennsylvania, Cindy developed a passion for Teen Challenge while working with the Rehrersburg team, and was greatly impacted by their life changing ministry. Upon coming to Kentucky, she worked as Executive Director of The New Life Center in Bardstown, KY and now brings her heart for women’s ministry to Priscilla’s Place.
Lori comes from the shores of Lake Erie in Northern Ohio. She has taught adult and children’s Sunday school and was a youth group advisor for over 7 years. She felt the call to ministry while living in Ohio then followed God’s leading when He directed her and her husband to Kentucky. The ministry of Teen Challenge has always had a special place in her heart and she is very thankful and amazed at how God has directed her to serve in this great ministry of putting lives and families back together. She is a Credentialed Minister with the Assembly of God Fellowship. She has served on the Priscilla’s Place Advisory Council for the past 5 years. She is looking forward to being a part of this great ministry and watching the hand of God work in the ladies here at Priscilla’s Place.
Tronda joined the Teen Challenge team July 2016 after a chain of events were set in motion by God that shifted her and activated a new opportunity to use the call on her life to Minister, Mentor and Motivate. Tronda is an Ordained Minister with CGIA and has over twenty-five years of business and leadership experience. She is the Owner of Align Total Wellness, the Founder of Ms. POWER Mentorship Ministry for Girls and a member of The Kingdom Center Church, serving on the Pastoral Care Team. Tronda has a passion to see people saved, healed and set free by Jesus Christ!
Alyssa is from Ohio, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Ministry with a minor in Criminal Justice. She has previously served women experiencing homelessness and Hispanic immigrant communities. Her passion is to see lives transformed and for those who feel unloved to experience God’s love and she has responded to this call by becoming part of our staff in May 2015.
Angela Fagley is originally from Massachusetts. She joined our team in April of 2015. Angela has her Bachelors in Sociology and studied at Boston University School of Theology. Following her time in seminary, she served as Senior Pastor in a church in New York State. In 2013, she experienced a spiritual transformation and opened her heart up to a new calling – The ministry of Teen Challenge. Angela is passionate about helping the women in this program to experience their own transformations.
Heather grew up in Millbrook, AL. After battling with drug addiction for 10 years, she entered into a Teen Challenge program in 2013. After completing her program there, she went back home for a year before answering the call to serve with Teen Challenge. In September 2015 she accepted an Executive Assistant position at a Teen Challenge for adolescent girls in Kansas. She felt the Lord was calling her home for some restoration time with her family and moved back home to Alabama in November 2016. It wasn’t long after being home that she felt the Lord was calling her back into the Teen Challenge ministry. She hopes that through her testimony of love, grace, and mercy that she can help girls with the same life-controlling issues she once had and accept the Lord is the only way to sobriety.
Matti is from Louisville Kentucky and is a member at Trinity Chapel Assembly of God. She has a background in children’s ministry and special needs education. She is working on her English as a Second Language degree at Jefferson Community and Technical College. After receiving her degree, she plans on attending Bible College with a focus in missions. Matti strives to help women at Teen Challenge find their identity in Christ and understand God’s unconditional love for them.