United4Hope Senior Manager

Janelle has a M.Ed. in Community Development and Action from Vanderbilt University. She worked part time for United4Hope while completing her degree and accepted a full-time position with the organization in 2018.


Previously, she served as Education Coordinator for National Audubon Society’s John James Audubon Center outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While there, she wrote and implemented STEM curriculum for local school districts and managed the internship and animal ambassador programs.


Janelle is passionate about providing all students with opportunities to receive a high quality education and discover their passions.

U4H is a part of the OAGroup

Operation Andrew Group seeks to unite the Body of Christ as we partner with the local church to love God and our neighbors.

OAGroup President
Linda Leathers
Director of Programming
Adam Buzard
Director of Sustainability
Stan Weber
United4Hope Program Manager
Laura Varela
United4Hope Program Coordinator
Caroline Greenwald
OAGroup Ministry Support Specialist
Sammi Coken
Oak Project Program Director
Chris Kinney