We partner with top-rated organizations that directly serve youth in helping them overcome life’s challenges. Roll With The Changes provides outdoor activities and adventures for kids, focusing on those most at-risk for behavioral and emotional disturbances.
Create Welcome Care Packages for local youth crisis centers.
Provide or organize outdoor activities for at-risk youth.
Dr. Kyle devoted her career as a clinical psychologist to serving countless children and adults struggling with a variety of mental disorders and life challenges. She worked at ViewPoint Health for 30 years which operated throughout Georgia. As the Chief Clinical Director, she developed programs, designed operations, and provided leadership for various mental health services. In this role, Dr. Kyle participated in community coalitions that coordinated efforts to provide services for youth who had experienced traumas – physical, sexual, and emotional, resulting in involvement with foster care, juvenile court, and alternative schools.
As a clinical psychologist, she provided individual, group, and family therapy, dealing with PTSD, depression and suicidality, anxiety, anger issues, interpersonal conflicts, pain management, substance abuse, and psychosis. Now semi-retired, she works for the GA Dept. of Social Security Disabilities, evaluating the degree of psychological and functional impairment for individuals created by mental health problems.
Dr. Kyle is a widowed mother of 2 boys, now young men. Through this journey, she had close involvement with youth in activities such as soccer, swimming, church groups, bands, Boy Scouts, and civic projects. She observed that these types of endeavors and the interaction with peers and caring adults strengthen resiliency on many levels.
Personal interests include playing the saxophone, learning to sail, church activities, Bridge, and yoga.
George has been a school psychologist and consultant in various school systems in Georgia for the last 25 years. He served on the Executive Board of the Georgia Association of School Psychologists (GASP) from 1994-2005 and was privileged to serve as GASP President in 2001-2002. He was a member of the state-wide Crisis Intervention Team and responded to numerous crises that impacted school systems throughout the state. George has been a consultant to private agencies in metro Atlanta and has been a workshop presenter or speaker at numerous local, state, national and international conferences.
Now retired, he spends most of his free time outdoors engaging in his lifelong passion for land and sea adventure activities. George has used these experiences to help others in recognizing their skills, developing resiliency, overcoming obstacles, and realizing their potential. Volunteer activities include having worked with church groups in serving Atlanta’s homeless population and serving as a Disaster Mental Health Worker with the American Red Cross.
After graduating from Trinity School for Ministry in 2004, Fr. Jonathan Hartzer served as Associate Rector at St. Nicolas Episcopal Church and helped launch Christ Church Anglican in Midland, TX. He has worked in all areas of ordained ministry, with an emphasis on pastoral care, teaching, mission, and evangelism. He has also been involved with Pacific Hope, a nonprofit that provides medical care, construction, and faith-based education to disadvantaged people in isolated locations.
Prior to entering the ministry, Jonathan worked in communications and marketing management, including television news, the US Peace Corps in Africa, the Federal government, and the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games in Atlanta. Fr. Jonathan has three children, Zach, Luke, and Caroline, and is married to Sha Burdsal, with her children, Cam and Hayden.