Deborah Port

Executive Director

Deborah lives in Harrisburg, PA with her husband and four children. She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her MDiv from Evangelical Seminary. Her background is in nonprofit management, fostering relationships, and equipping individuals to thrive in their area of passion. Deborah cares deeply for her community and has encountered the great need for mental health awareness and suicide prevention. She is excited to be part of this organization that shares hope.

Katherine Rehnberg, Ph.D.

Katie Peters


Katie Rehnberg has been involved with Please Live since its early days and has been Board President since 2017. Katie has a passion for youth mental health and connecting young people with resources available in their community. She earned her PhD in Communication from the University of Colorado and currently works as the Director of Talent Management at Schwab Charitable. In her free time, Katie loves traveling with her husband Morgan, hiking, and crafting with fabric and yarn.

Alexa Moody



Alexa is the idealist behind and founder of Please Live and served as executive director for the first ten years of operation, building a strong foundation in Pennsylvania’s capitol. She holds her associate’s degree in human services with an emphasis on counseling, is a certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor, a certified Question Persuade Refer instructor, and has experience serving on multiple nonprofit boards and community taskforces. In her free time she enjoys videogames, coffee, dungeons and dragons, sci-fi and fantasty movies and shows, and spending time with her husband, son, and two cats.

Nicholas Shearer

Nick Shearer


During Nick’s college career he worked as a resident assistant and worked with students during very high stress and emotional times in their lives. He saw how people of all ages can go through tough times and need a support system to encourage them to keep pushing on no matter how difficult life can be. Currently Nick is an Audit Supervisor for Hamilton & Musser, P.C. and works with over 100 small nonprofits in the Harrisburg area.

Andrea Blosser

Andrea Kemble
Andrea has a passion for raising awareness about suicide prevention and mental illness in her community and everyday conversations. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She currently lives in Charlotte, NC and is working as a paralegal. In her free time, she loves to read, golf, and play with her crazy pup, Dakota.

Laura Cook

Laura Cook

Laura is a licensed social worker in Pennsylvania and holds an associates in social science, and a bachelor’s and master’s in social work. Laura is currently taking a break from work in the field to stay home and take care of two little sweet kiddos. In what little free time she has, Laura enjoys reading, organizing, and traveling.

David Cook

Dave Cook
David graduated from Messiah College with a degree in Computer Science and Business Administration. He currently works as an EHR interface analyst for St. Luke’s Hospital. In his free time, David loves to take pictures, travel, scuba dive, and play guitar.

Lorah Feldman

Lorah Feldman
Lorah is a designer, traveler, advocate, and mom to a sweet and energetic little boy. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic & Communication Design from La Roche College and works as the Graphics Specialist for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. She lives on coffee, loves a good story, and aspires to make a lasting impact in our community.

Tiffany Yannelli

Tiffany Young
Tiffany joined Please Live in 2013 and is the current Marketing Director. As a violinist and President of the Hershey Symphony, she enjoys music as her true passion. When Tiffany isn’t running her marketing consulting firm, Young Business Marketing, you will find her digesting a novel, sipping a latte, or enjoying the outdoors with her husband and furry companion, Cooper. An avid fan and alumnus of Penn State, Tiffany holds her MBA, and two Bachelors degrees in Management and Marketing, graduating with Honors.