OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
TAD & KIT JAKES, founders
President & Treasurer
MIKE & LYNN CAPLEA
Board Member & Secretary
Michael and Lynn married in 2020 bringing together a blended family that now includes 5 sons. Michael is a 20+ member of Laborers local and a person with lived experience with homelessness. Lynn is a part-time retail associate living with MS. Both are humbled that God has laid it on their hearts to be a part of this ministry.
REVEREND JOE GERHART
DR. ANTHONY D COLONNA, DPM
Dr. Colanna is a UPMC-affiliated podiatrist who serves on the Harvest912 Board. Our foot-care clinics are now a reality due in large part Dr. Colanna's involvement. He provides assessment and foot-care at our clinics and also encourages his residents to volunteer.
BARBARA LEWIS, RN
Barbara Lewis is a Faith Community Nurse whose outreach ministry to provide collaborative wholistic healthcare services to those who find themselves homeless or near homeless since 2014 brings invaluable knowledge and support to the Harvest912 board.
Joe and his wife Amy moved to the Erie area in August of 2017 to be the Lead Pastor at FlightPath Fellowship. Both Joe and Amy are passionate about reaching the lost, and helping people walk in the deeper life of Jesus. Together they have two amazing little girls, Elizabeth and Bailey.
Tad & Kit were moved by the Holy Spirit to start Harvest912. Tad is the CEO of Erie Aviation, a former law enforcement officer and Vietnam-era Veteran. Kit recently retired from her job as a psychologist to direct Harvest912 full-time. Tad & Kit married 9/17/22 so Harvest912 is now a family venture!!