Jo Ann’s official title is the Executive Assistant to the Senior Pastor and she also serves on the Strategic Advisory Team (SAT) and the Governing Board. Her primary role is to assist Pastor Jim as he leads the church in the adventure of becoming like Christ. It is a position filled with a variety of tasks, serving opportunities, and people interaction and she loves every minute of it.
God has blessed Jo Ann with an incredible family. She met her husband Dan here at Open Door and they have been married since 1987. They are a blended family and the proud parents of five grown children, Brandie, David and his wife Kami, Greg and his wife Stephanie, Lisa and her husband Bryan, and their youngest daughter Cherish. They have been blessed with 7 beautiful grandchildren: Josh, Amber, Reed, Cassidy, Grace, Christopher and Mackenzie.
When she is not at church, Jo Ann loves traveling to visit her children, sports, having a good cup of coffee by the fire, watching a sunset, sitting on the beach, working outside in the yard, golfing, and taking a walk. Jo Ann loves Open Door because it is a church that preaches the Word of God, which has changed her life forever. She was saved here, met her husband here and loves serving and living the adventure of becoming like Christ at Open Door; this is her home.