Laurie Deavers

Executive Director


Laurie joined Generations Crossing as Executive Director in 2008 and has guided the Center through the opening of its new building and the introduction of full-time childcare. For the previous six years, she had been the director of the Community Child Care Center in Staunton. Laurie also operated a child care center in Ohio for two years, leading them through a national accreditation process. Laurie received her Bachelor's degree in Early Education from Eastern Mennonite University. She and her family live in Harrisonburg.


Chelsea Bell

Intergenerational Activities Director

Chelsea began working at Generations Crossing in January 2021. After earning her Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Longwood University in 2015, she worked for five years as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist at Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center in Fishersville. Outside of the workplace, Chelsea enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and rescue animals. 

Jeanne Troyer

Nursing Coordinator


Jeanne began working at Generations Crossing when we opened our doors at Park View Mennonite Church in 2002. She earned her BSM from Eastern Mennonite University in 1974. Her background is in community health and she spent several years serving the Richmond community before returning to Harrisonburg. In her spare time, Jeanne enjoys spending time with her four adult children and five grandchildren.


DeAnna Diehl

Administrative Coordinator


DeAnna joined Generations Crossing in 2010 as an Assistant Teacher in the Toddler Room. In 

2012, she transitioned to the Lead Teacher in the 2-year-old room. In February 2019, DeAnna decided to continue working with children, but in the capacity of Administrative Coordinator. DeAnna attended EMU where she focused her studies on Special Education. She has always had a love for children and wanted to continue providing nurturing support to the staff, participants, and “our” children. Outside of her time at Generations Crossing, DeAnna has 2 adult children and 6 grandchildren that she enjoys spending time with. Her hobbies include traveling and camping. 


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