WPS Young Life

Po Box 7335 St. David's PA 19087
Area PA20
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Caroline Heese

Area Director

Caroline is originally from Richmond, VA. She is a graduate of James Madison University, go Dukes! She has been on Young Life staff since 2015 and serving as Area Director in the Western Philadelphia Suburbs since August 2021. She is a Young Life leader at Radnor HS and has enjoyed getting connected in the community!

Pat Holoviak

Staff Associate

Patrick is originally from State College, PA. He is a graduate of Penn State University! He works full time for Johnson and Johnson as a financial analyst. He has a part time role on staff in the area and leads Young Life at Radnor HS!

Jessica Jackson


Jessica is originally from Havertown, PA and is a graduate of Delaware County Christian School and West Chester University. Jessica lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two children. She is excited to be able to serve the area where she grew up as the admin for Young Life!

Grace Taylor

Student Staff

Grace is originally from Bethlehem, PA. She is currently a senior ​ elementary education major at Saint Joseph’s University! Grace will serve on Young Life student staff for the 2023-2024 school year and is a leader at Haverford high school. She is so excited to experience working in ministry this year!

Nannette Ballbach

Committee Chair

Nanette grew up in a Young Life home in Connecticut, where her parents were volunteer leaders. Young Life has ​ always played a role in her life. She currently serves on the Young Life Board of Trustees. Nanette lives in Bryn Mawr with her husband, John, dog Bella and has four adult children.



Anna Ford
Conestoga Team Leader
Caroline Heese
Radnor Team Leader
Grace Taylor
Haverford Team Leader
Ellie Smith
Wyldlife Team Leader
Emily Hale
Young Life College Team Leader
Amanda Kelly
DC/ Marple Team Leader