Staff

Deb Turnow
Deb is the Founder of Kavanna House and currently serves as the Director of Programming. She teaches several courses. 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, Pennsylvania area for survivors of sexual abuse.
Adele Seebold

Adele serves as the Executive Director for the organization with 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. She is married and has two college-age children and a very spoiled dog. She craves authentic relationships and loves to hear others' stories.
Roxanne O'Reilly
Roxanne has been with Kavanna House since its inception, and during this time, she has had various roles. She has a passion for helping others unearth their true selves through a holistic approach to emotional, psychological, and physical healing. She is a trained spiritual director and a trained formational prayer caregiver. She attended the University of MD and Lancaster Bible College. Prior to her work at Kavanna House, she worked in various roles in the nonprofit sector with an emphasis on development for more than twenty years.
Kristin Peterman
Kristin handles the administrative duties associated with the cohorts, classes, spiritual directors, personal retreats and daily operations of Kavanna House. Prior to joining the staff, Kristin volunteered at Kavanna House for over two years, providing invaluable administrative support to many areas. She is a trained Spiritual Director, and has also facilitated programs on specific practices at Kavanna House. Being a part of the Kavanna community has been a beauty-filled journey for Kristin.