Randy Veccia  studied Communications at Slippery Rock University while also serving in the military and completing a year tour in Iraq. Randy has served Cru in NWPA for 10 years and is a Co-Team Leader with Jana. He loves sports, strategic games, his wife, Megan, and their daughter Lillian. 

Randy Middle East

Jana Burruss graduated from Grove City College with a degree in Mathematics Education. Before Cru, she wrote math textbooks. She loves reading, biking, and learning new things. She is one of our Team Leaders and lives in Erie with her husband, Brian, and kids, Luke and Grace.

Mindy Graf graduated from Dental Hygiene school at University of Pittsburgh and later got her degree in Digital Media from Slippery Rock University. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, drinking coffee, and eating ice cream. She is a first year intern who lives in Slippery Rock, PA and enjoys any outdoor activity.


Katie Peppers  graduated from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College with a Marketing Degree. As affiliate staff, she works with Erie United Methodist Alliance serving the homeless during the rest of her time. She loves all things artsy!

Allison Illig is a Slippery Rock University graduate with a degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education.  She enjoys traveling abroad, spending time with family, and watching Hallmark movies. She is pursing her masters through SRU while also serving as Affiliate Staff