Administration Team

Karen M. Peterson, BSED, CPD CAPPA, CLC

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Program Manager

Karen is trained as a birthing doula (DONA) and certified as a postpartum doula (CAPPA). She holds a BSED from West Chester University. She is a certified Parent Educator through Parents as Teachers, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Safe Sleep Ambassador and a Child Passenger Safety Technician. Karen is the founder and executive director of Women of Harmony Inc. She has committed her adult life to supporting women and children in varying capacities.

Beige C. McNeal

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Office Administrator  

While she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Beige has extended beyond her traditional course of study to be directly involved with the advancement of maternal health. Actively working by the Executive Director's side for over 4 years, she has taken on the role of Office Manager where she has gained a wealth of knowledge to which enables her to process majority of PPF's financial needs, develop marketing strategies, create and maintain web design, offer technical support, and much more.

Alexis C. Pettaway

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 Administrative Support Specialist

Alexis received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in both Management and Entrepreneurship from Elizabethtown College. She has actively been working for Pettaway Pursuit Foundation for 12 years, Alexis takes on the role of an Administrative Support Specialist. Her duties include but are not limited to managing office supplies, research, technical support, preparing documents, maintaining databases, and providing administrative support for PPF staff.  

Kionne D. Grant

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Administrative Assistant

 Kionne received her Associates Degree in Business Administration from Gwynedd Mercy College.  While her background is primarily in Healthcare, her personal experience of premature childbirth at 26 weeks allows her to directly support the mission of PPF and assist the Director and Office Administrator. Her duties include but are not limited to: managing correspondence, preparing documents, grant writing, creating newsletters, coordinating meetings, and maintained the front desk. 

Tyrese Pettaway

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Clerical Assistant Level II

 Tyrese graduated from Penn Wood High School in 2017. He is currently finishing up his Associate Degree in Advance Technology at Delaware County Community College. Tyrese loves ceramics and creating stories. On May 2019, he took up the role of Clerical Assistant Level II. His duties include but not limited to: data transfer, filing, email correspondence, manage event set-up and much more. 

Julson Dohou

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Clerical Assistant Level I

 Julson graduated from Penn Wood High School in 2017. He is currently finishing up his Associate Degree in Graphic Design at Delaware County Community College. Julson loves drawing, animating, and writing. On August 2019, he took up the role of Clerical Assistant Level I with the duties consisting of data transfer, filing, create social media contents, and much more.