Board of Directors
Promise of Life Network is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of individuals from a variety of church traditions and professional backgrounds. Every member is a committed Christian who is dedicated to protecting the unborn and their families. We are honored to have serving on our Board at this time the following members:
PASTOR TOM MELING
Tom has served as the pastor of Zion Baptist Church in Slippery Rock for over thirty years. During his time as pastor he has also served as a track coach, primarily at Slippery Rock High School. Tom and his wife Kathe live in Slippery Rock and have four children and eight grandchildren. When he isn't pastoring or coaching Tom enjoys golfing, reading, and watching movies.
Amanda is a graduate of Geneva College with a degree in Accounting and Finance. She is currently working for Maher Duessel, CPAs, as an Audit Supervisor. She lives in Poland, Ohio with her husband (Jake), her two dogs: Gracie and Gunner, and her two cats: Raleigh and Callie. She enjoys kayaking and watching her dogs run around while she and her husband ride their quad.
Marla has over 30 years’ experience in sales, marketing and business management. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and a Master’s Degree in Servant Leadership. Marla served as the CEO of a pregnancy center, Pregnancy Aid Clinic. She is also the co-author of a book entitled “Opportunity Meets Motivation” – a collection of lessons from small business owners. She is married to her husband Greg and has three children, Ashlea, Zac and Ben. She resides in New Castle, PA.
Dana works at Eaton Corporation in Pittsburgh, PA as a Director of Global Logistics where she has been for over 14 years. Prior to Eaton she worked in Supply Chain in the automotive Industry for 12 years. Dana went to Penn State University with a BS in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Manufacturing Management from GMI. Dana is married to Toby McConahy; they live in the Mohawk area and have two sons. They have attended Victory Christian Center in Coitsville, OH for over 12 years. Dana enjoys reading, spending time with family, riding ATV’s with her husband and watching movies.
DR. MARY TANYEL
DR. MATTHEW FUSS
Matt works as a professor at Geneva College in the Business Department and lives in Grove City with his wife, Chelle, and their two children Zane & Logan (both in college). They attend Transformation Church, also in Grove City. Matt enjoys all things outdoors including camping, hiking, boating, hunting & fishing. He is a firearms enthusiast, a NRA certified handgun instructor, a PA State Hunter Safety instructor, and an amateur gun collector.
SARAH M. BOWEN
Executive Director "ex officio"
Sarah began with Alpha Omega Center as a college intern in 2008, and has been the executive director since 2014. Sarah and her husband Anthony have been married for 12 years and Anthony stays home with and homeschools their four sons, Tommy, Eli, Zeke, and Jonah. Sarah graduated from Geneva College with a bachelor’s degree in Human Services and a minor in Business and is currently working towards her MBA. Her first book, Courageously Pro-Life, and other resources for pregnancy centers are available on her website, sarahmbowen.com. When Sarah isn’t working to end abortion she can be found knitting, riding her razor scooter, bicycling, and spending time with her family.