Leadership Team

The Media Fellowship House Board of Directors meets on the second Thursday of every month at 6 pm. Each board member serves a 3-year term. If you would like to join our board, please email us for more information.

Board
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Officers

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Rachel Smith

President

James Mason

Vice President

Bob Mickle

Treasurer

Claire McGeehan

Secretary

Directors

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Michele Daly

Rebecca Gerber

Carolynne Glover

Robert Keller

Warren Mays

Staff

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Jerry Duffy

Housing Counselor

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Jerry Duffy

Housing Counselor

Jerry Duffy has served as Media Fellowship House’s Executive Director for 17 years.

Jerry’s background is made up of a variety of diverse and varied experiences. Before joining Media Fellowship full-time in 2003, Jerry spent time in New York City studying theater and pursuing an acting career, where he was accepted into the prestigious Stella Adler Conservatory and the Sonia Moore Studio of the Theater. He has also worked extensively in the finance sector at various investment firms like PNC Investments, Spear, Leeds & Kellogg, PNC, and the Vanguard group.

Jerry’s time at Media Fellowship House began while he was in college and volunteered to help with the bookkeeping and operations. He quickly fell in love with the organization and its work and was asked to take on the role of Executive Director when the former director left.

Jerry is a long-time Media and Delaware County resident and enjoys training for marathons and other competitions. If he isn’t running through the streets of Media, or riding his bike with some friends, then you can likely find him at home where he lives with his son, Ryan.

Jerry holds a degree in Finance from Temple University and holds multiple certifications from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA).

Octavia Geiger

Program and Development Coordinator

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Octavia Geiger

Program and Development Coordinator

Octavia Geiger is the Program and Development Coordinator at Media Fellowship House. Her role is to create engaging educational programs around social justice for the community and assist in finding funding for the organization.

Before coming to Media Fellowship House, Octavia was instrumental in non-profit fundraising for the Philadelphia community. She is a graduate of Arcadia University class of 2017 with a major in Political Science. She is excited to bring her passions for racial equity, economic empowerment, and social justice to Delaware County.