PA ADULT & TEEN CHALLENGE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ronald J. Blevins, Chairman
James H. Frederick, III, Vice Chairman
Craig Redcay, Treasurer
Vincent Johnson, Secretary
Kristopher J. McFadden, Sr., President & CEO

Brad Chivington
Don Immel
Jeff Vanino
Neil Wells

PAATC LEADERSHIP

KRIS MCFADDEN, SR., M.A.R.

PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Kris was appointed to serve as Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge’s (PAATC) President & CEO in 2015. Since stepping into this role, PAATC has developed and implemented the first medical detox program throughout Teen Challenge International. Kris’ vision for PAATC is to provide extended levels of care which help patients and students become equipped and empowered to live out their faith, and be productive members of their families, work places, churches and local communities.

He is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University (B.S.) and holds a Master’s degree from Evangelical Theological Seminary (M.A.R.) in Myerstown, PA. He is married to Toni and they have four small children: Isaac, Ayriana, Isabella, and Kristopher, Jr.

Read Kris’ blog at  EverySphereOfLife.com

AMBER DIDDEN

VICE PRESIDENT, STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

Having experienced the painful effects of addiction in her own family, Amber is passionate about the mission of Teen Challenge. Every day she sees hope growing in the lives of students and their family members. She enjoys doing what she can to see the mission and vision of PAATC fulfilled within the organization.

She began working at the Training Center as a clerk in the financial office in 2014. In 2015 she became the Student and Family Enrichment Coordinator and accepted the position of Director of Admissions and Family Programming in December of 2015.

Amber earned her B.A. in Christian Ministry from the University of Valley Forge and is married to her husband, Josh. She has the two sweetest sons in the world, Wyatt and Levi.

MICHAEL FANJOY LPC, CCS, CAADC, CERT-MIN

VICE PRESIDENT, CLINICAL SERVICES

As a result of his personal and professional involvement with counseling programs, Michael has gained extensive experience in the behavioral healthcare field. Leading the team in clinical care and program development, Michael is responsible for inpatient/outpatient licensed programming and patient advocacy. Michael is credentialed as a licensed minister and a licensed professional counselor while holding a certificates as an advanced addictions counselor and clinical supervisor. When Michael is not in the office he can be found in the outdoors backpacking or snowboarding with his wife and three children.

HEATHER POWELL

VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES & COMPLIANCE

As Vice President of Human Resources, Heather Powell is responsible for oversight of employment processes, performance management, training, benefits, and complaint resolution.

Heather comes to PAATC with over 10 years of operations, management, and government compliance experience. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Arcadia University and a Certified Professional Human Resources certification from the Society for Human Resource Management.

Heather is a proud mother and wife and has a passion for animal rescue when she has spare time.