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November 22, 2021

Kylee Brandon


Kylee Brandon was born and raised in sunny Melbourne, Florida. Growing up in a beach town afforded Kylee many opportunities to explore and adventure outside and in the water. Whether at home or traveling, she loves spending time with family and friends. She entirely ascribes to the theory that laughter is the best medicine and […]

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March 13, 2020

Peggy Adams


Peggy and her husband Eric served as the Kentucky State Coordinators from 2009-2017, and Peggy has continued to serve as the Capitol Coordinator in the years since. In addition to her TeenPact experience, Peggy has homeschooled her six children, taught English as a Second Language, and served as the Director of Development for Clarity Solutions, […]

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June 17, 2019

Amber Cooper


Amber Cooper loves people and loves seeing the Lord at work in their lives. Through tearful prayers with her daughter after a devotion and worship to seeing her son inspired to lead his peers, Amber has seen God use this ministry in her own family. As a State Class Field Director, Amber is passionately seeking […]

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December 20, 2017

Karlyn Sullivan


Karlyn Sullivan has a lot in common with her favorite state – Florida. With her boundless energy and love of rising early before everyone else, it’s no surprise why she’s lived in the Sunshine State for her entire life. She and her husband, Pete, have four children – all of whom have staffed with TeenPact. […]

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December 20, 2017

Aryn Rozier


Aryn Rozier was born in Florida, raised in Oregon, and is now back on the east coast working in the TeenPact National Office. Though she occasionally misses the Pacific Northwest, Aryn still enjoys the same things: people, sports, and the outdoors.  Aryn began her TeenPact story when her mom and older sister attended a One Day […]

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December 20, 2017

Quinton Cools


Quinton Cools grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and like any true Oregonian, he can identify the perfect cup of coffee. Quinton’s love for God’s Word and authentic community is evident in everything he does, such as serving as a youth leader at his church, spending quality time with friends and family, and playing many […]

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December 20, 2017

Lori Gaines


Lori Gaines happily calls her family’s quaint hobby farm outside Worden, Illinois home.  This is where she and her husband, Doug, raised their three children, having lots of fun along the way.   When dear family friends invited her oldest daughter to attend TeenPact with them over a decade ago, little could Lori, or the […]

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December 20, 2017

Elizabeth Albano


Elizabeth is a lover of design, branding, and good typography. After studying Strategic Communications and Graphic Design in college, she is happy to use her experience to put back into the organization that played such a pivotal role in shaping her into who she is today.   Elizabeth lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with her husband, […]

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December 20, 2017

Johnny Leifheit


Born in New Hampshire and raised in Maine, Johnny is a New Englander through and through. From its classic rugged coastlines, and mountain sides ablaze with the vibrant foliage of Autumn, to a raving community of Boston sports fans, he embraces everything the Northeast has to offer.   Johnny first experienced TeenPact in the Spring […]

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July 26, 2016

Ken Tangel


Ken Tangel is a life-long New Yorker. Born on Long Island, he is proud to now call Geneseo home. Surrounded by the beautiful woods and fields of upstate New York, Ken and his wife, Laura, are happily raising their seven children. While many think of the state as just the city, Ken loves the outdoorsy […]

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