Board Members

Lorie Conway, Board Chair, recent graduate of Kairos School of Spiritual Formation Spiritual Direction Training; holds a Master’s of Administrative Science, and a Master’s of Religion from Lancaster Theological Seminary; lives and works in Maryland; Vice President of Operations, CoreSource, Inc.; attends Maryland Presbyterian Church.

Roger Ledyard, Board Treasurer, has an accounting and controller background, worked most recently at Gehman Accounting, New Holland PA; currently retired. He and Rosalyn are the parents of two adult sons and 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchilren. He attends East Chestnut St. Mennonite Church. His hobbies include reading, bicycling, model railroading and antique automobiles.

George Maunz, full time educator at Bethlehem Area School District in ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages), recently retired; received Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language; spent four years at Kairos in formation; married to Irene; has four daughters and two grandchildren with one on the way. George and Irene were very active members of the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem for 25 years. Currently active in three men’s study groups.

Joy Sawatzky, Board Secretary, served with Mennonite Central Committee in Haiti and South Florida. She has held various work positions ranging from nursing to social work, pastoral ministry and pastoral care (chaplain). Joy is closely related to the mission of Kairos with an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry, with certificates in Spiritual Formation and Direction from St. Thomas University in Miami, and a three-year apprenticeship in Sacred Storytelling through the School of Sacred Storytelling.  Joy is married and has 2 adult sons.

Amy Shutt, Vice Chair, recent graduate of the Kairos School of Spiritual Formation Spiritual Direction Program. Amy received a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration – Finance from Drexel University.  She is employed by IPS (Integrated Project Services) as a Senior Mechanical Engineer; ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church USA; currently serves on the Administration Committee of The First Presbyterian Church in Pottstown PA currently serves on the Administration Committee of The First Presbyterian Church in Pottstown PA ; has two adult children.

Katie Simmons, graduate of  the University of Miami School of Law. Currently lives and works as an attorney in Indiana where she maintains a private law practice; Kairos alumni, completing two years of  Spiritual Formation; attends a local Episcopal church but also enjoys Quaker Meetings on occasion; has three adult daughters.