Board of Directors
Teresa is has a deep love for Jesus and Chariots for Hope. Teresa’s passion for this work has grown through her 3 trips to Kenya where she has had the opportunity to build relationships and pour into both children and staff members. Teresa has been married to her husband, Ian, since 2001 and they have three children. Teresa earned a BS in Civil Engineering and is a University of Delaware graduate. She previously worked for many years as an Airport Engineer. Choosing to stay home with her children, Teresa also earned her Masters of Education from Temple University and has used this degree to work both full and part-time in the local school district.
In addition to her work with Chariots for Hope, Teresa serves in her local church through children’s ministry and as a women’s ministry leadership team member. She also mentors high school girls at International Christian High School and is a coach Odyssey of the Mind, a children’s problem solving competition.
Robert Feller, Chair of the Board
Africa, and the children in our homes held a special place in Bob’s heart after his first trip in 2013. Bob served on the Chariots team as President & CEO from 2014 to 2020. Bob led the organization through a time of transition into a season of stability and growth. Before coming to Chariots, he successfully led a global financial services subsidiary of General Motors Corporation with 3,000 employees, and holds a Masters from Harvard Business School with an emphasis in finance and general management.
Bob is married to Monica, has 4 grown children, and is a devoted Purdue sports fan.
Paul Keisling was a founding board member of Chariots For Hope. He joined the Board for a second term in 2017. Paul has traveled to Kenya several time, providing leadership training and encouragement to the staff of the Children’s Homes. Paul has had the opportunity to serve on a number of non-profit boards in addition to Chariots for Hope.
Paul is the co-founder of Project Transition which operates psychiatric rehabilitation programs in Pennsylvania and Tennessee. For over thirty years, Paul served as the CEO of Project Transition. He has now transitioned into the role of Training and Development as he seeks to support a new generation of leadership in his field.
Paul holds a BA in Behavioral Science from Messiah College and a Masters of Social Work from Temple University. He is a frequent presenter on mental health topics, program development, and Servant Leadership. Paul and his wife, Dorothy, reside near Philadelphia, PA. They have three children and nine (& counting) grandchildren. Paul has served with various roles in local churches including Elder, Church Planting, Small Group Ministry Leader, Young Adult Ministries, and teaching at various levels within the church. Paul enjoys any activity that takes him outdoors, especially if it involves his grandchildren.