Our Team

The SVPS staff and board is a dedicated team of fun people who love Jesus and life. They passionately serve local families, as well as the Church, Christian leaders, and believers in our region and throughout the nation.

SVPS Team Member - Lisa Hosler

Lisa Hosler

President (Currently on Leave of Absence)

Lisa has served as SVPS President since its inception in 1985, and provides vision, spiritual direction, and strategic oversight. She is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College and received an MS from Millersville University. Lisa and Ron married in 1987, and make frequent trips to northern New York with family and friends to stick their toes in the refreshing waters of the Saint Lawrence Seaway.

SVPS Team Member - Kati Swisher

Kati Swisher

Acting President

Growing up in Maine, Kati is a maniac by birth. She was strongly pro-abortion until she met Jesus as a young adult. She’s been part of SVPS since 1994 and loves to provide excellent, ease-filled execution and oversight for the ministry’s supporter relations, events, and finances. She and her husband Todd have eight kids and seventeen grandkids and counting. She loves family, photography, and art projects.

SVPS Team Member - Katie Boatwright

Katie Boatwright

Vice President of Client Services

As a former Fortune 500 executive, stay-at-home mom, and single-mom/graduate student, Katie brings a range of life experiences to the ministry. Her passion to serve clients with excellence fuels her leadership of the Client Services team. Katie also loves quality time with her girls, volunteering for causes close to her heart, connecting with friends, playing with her pups, and cheering on her favorite team, the Green Bay Packers.

SVPS Team Member - Steve Kracke

Steve Kracke

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

Steve served SVPS as a member of the Board of Directors for 20 years before becoming a staff member in 2009. Prior to filling the role of Vice President for Strategic Partnerships, Steve held various positions in administration and operations oversight in the long-term care field. Steve and his wife, Vickie, live in Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania and are excited to be blessed by an ever-increasing number of grandkids.

SVPS Team Member - Abigail Mercado

Abigail Mercado

Pregnancy Services Director

Abigail joined SVPS as a staff member in 2015. She has a background and a MA in Leadership. She resides in Lancaster County with her husband and their son. Abigail and her husband serve in leadership at their home church and teach the Word of God.

SVPS Team Member - Becky Will

Becky Will

Nurse Manager

Becky is from New York State and moved in 1994 to run a bed and breakfast in Columbia, Pennsylvania. She started volunteering at our Columbia location, and always hoped to one day use her nursing degree at the ministry. Then, in 2013, she joined the staff as Nurse Manager assisting the sonographer with ultrasound services. She enjoys crocheting, baking and gardening in her free time.

SVPS Team Member - Cindy Goshert

Cindy Goshert

Financial Gifts Associate

Cindy is a native of Lebanon County who joined SVPS in 2015. As Financial Gifts Associate, she handles financial donations and maintains the supporter database. She enjoys working with numbers. She also enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.

SVPS Team Member - Danielle Ginder

Danielle Ginder

Client Services Assistant

Dani started with SVPS as an intern in 2015. Upon graduation from Lancaster Bible College in 2016 with a BA in Social Work, she became the Client Services Assistant. Dani works directly with our hotline, and in various administrative and client-related tasks. She resides in Manheim, Pennsylvania with her husband Jeremy and their dog Lilly. Dani adores Starbucks coffee, singing, and spending time with family and friends.

SVPS Team Member - Dawn Martin

Dawn Martin


Dawn started working at SVPS in 2013 as Secretary for our Ephrata location. She is married to Jeff, and they have four children and six grandchildren. Dawn enjoys spending time with family and friends, and going to the beach.

SVPS Team Member - Elisa Zeiset

Elisa Zeiset


Elisa started with SVPS as a volunteer at our Ephrata location, and then came on staff in 2018 as the Secretary for our Columbia location. She resides in Adamstown area with her husband, Andrew, and their dog, Dexter. Elisa enjoys spending time catching up with friends over coffee, trying new recipes from Pinterest and tackling DIY house projects.

SVPS Team Member - Heather Muncy

Heather Muncy

Events Director

Heather joined SVPS as a volunteer in 2004 and came on staff in 2006 after working in the medical field for 18 years. She’s held a variety of roles on the team, including Business Manager, Pregnancy Services Director, and currently serves as our Events Director. Heather resides in Denver with her husband Mike and their two dogs. They have four adult children and five grandsons who they adore.

SVPS Team Member - Julie Baum

Julie Baum

Supporter Relations Director

Julie joined our ministry in 2011 after working in the world of corporate chemicals and serving as one of our volunteers since the early 1990’s. Today, in her role as Supporter Relations Director, she shares the heart of SVPS wherever she goes. Julie lives in Lancaster County with her husband and two teenage daughters, and tries her best to keep up with them all.

SVPS Team Member - Lex Kanode

Lex Kanode

Digital Communications Associate

Originally from Ohio, Lex joined the SVPS staff in 2018 as the Digital Communications Associate. Lex resides in the Palmyra area with her husband, Tim. She enjoys spending quality time with Tim, traveling to see family, DIY projects, decaf coffee, time on the water, reading, writing, and being creative. Lex’s greatest passion is using her God-given gifts to lead others to do the same, for the glory of the Lord.

SVPS Team Member - Linda Page

Linda Page


At an SVPS banquet, the Lord nudged Linda to return to college to study Diagnostic Medical Sonography. He gave her a vision for using ultrasound as a tool to reveal the miracle of life in the womb. This vision became reality in 2006 when Linda joined the staff as our Sonographer. In her leisure time she enjoys handcrafts, photography, gardening and camping with her hubby, Tom.

SVPS Team Member - Lois Rhoads

Lois Rhoads

Stewardship Assistant

Lois joined our staff as Secretary for our Columbia location in 2010. Prior to that, she worked as an Administrative Assistant for many years. Lois moved to SVPS’ headquarters in Lebanon in 2016 as the Stewardship Assistant. She is happily married, lives in Mountville, and has two sons and an energetic grand dog. Lois enjoys trying new recipes, photography, the beach and family game nights.

SVPS Team Member - Lora Brock

Lora Brock

Supporter Relations Associate

Lora joined SVPS in 2017 as Supporter Relations Associate. In addition to her passion for people to experience Jesus, she has a background in development, and a devotion for relationship-building. She and her husband Ron are the delighted parents of three children. One keystone in their family culture is tackling DIY projects together. Lora loves nature, being creative, a good laugh and sharing God stories.

SVPS Team Member - Marysue Ruth

Marysue Ruth

Pregnancy Services Director

Marysue joyfully joined our staff in 2016 to see a lifelong dream fulfilled. A job loss moved her from a sales career to public service, where she learned the management skills that God would later use for her role at our Ephrata location. Marysue enjoys relaxing at home with her husband, and spending time with her family, including six grandchildren. Sunday worship is the highlight of her week.

SVPS Team Member - Mathea Otero

Mathea Otero

Pregnancy Services Director

Originally from the West Coast, Mathea began her journey with SVPS in 2018 as the Director of Lebanon Pregnancy Services. Mathea is currently attending Liberty University to complete her Masters in Counseling, which will assist her in her current role at SVPS. Mathea resides in Northern Lebanon with her husband, Luis, her two teenage sons, their dog, Tai, and their chickens. Mathea enjoys animals and sharing the love of Christ.

SVPS Team Member - Nyla Martin

Nyla Martin

Pregnancy Services Director

Before joining SVPS in 2004, Nyla served as a volunteer Client Advocate. She discovered a love for the clients and the pregnancy services ministry. Nyla has been serving as a Director for the past 13 years. She has a BA in psychology from Liberty University, and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, and camping in her free time.

SVPS Team Member - Robin Martin

Robin Martin

Business Manager

Robin joined the SVPS team in 2016. She manages our financial department, which includes accounts payable, payroll, budgeting, and financial reports. Robin resides in Denver, Pennsylvania with her husband Roger and three children. She enjoys vacationing in warm destinations like Florida, and finds great joy spending time with her family, as well as meeting friends for coffee.

SVPS Team Member - Sharon College

Sharon College

Nurse Manager

Sharon joined SVPS as a Nurse Manager in 2016. As a longtime supporter of the ministry, Sharon believes everything she has done up to this point in her life has prepared her for her job here. She says, “It just feels like home.” As a part of her church’s worship team, she likes to sing and hit things (like congas, that is).

SVPS Team Member - Sharon Juretic

Sharon Juretic


Sharon became a Secretary for our Lebanon location in 2013 after serving as an Administrative Assistant for a local counseling organization. She grew up in Host, Pennsylvania and attended Alvernia University.  Sharon serves on the worship team in her church. In her free time you will find her with her grandsons, who are the “loves of her life,” or going to hear her favorite contemporary Christian musicians.

SVPS Team Member - Todd Swisher

Todd Swisher

Curriculum Development Director

Prior to joining the ministry in 2013, Todd spent 30 years teaching science from a Christian perspective to teens. Now he applies that knowledge in writing science-based curriculum that supports the truth of Scripture regarding sexuality and the sacredness of human life. Outside the office, Todd pins insects for his extensive collection, takes nature photos on hikes with his wife, and gives impromptu science lessons to his many grandchildren.

SVPS Team Member - Vickie Kracke

Vickie Kracke

Post-Abortion Services Director

Vickie has a long relationship with SVPS, having been a Client Advocate in 1985 when the ministry first began. Her love for SVPS grew not only as a volunteer, but also from the personal healing she received through our post-abortion services. She is the mother of four, a passionate grandmother of five, and leads a women’s Bible study in her home.