Joanie currently lives in Parkersburg, WV and serves on the Congregational Leadership Team of the Congregation of Saint Joseph. She graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with a BA in Political Science and completed a Masters Degree in Theology and Education at St. Louis University. She is Certified Spiritual Director completing her program through Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Ct in 2004. She is a member of Spiritual Director’s International and does Adult Education presentations and Missions. She has worked with TEC, Christ Renews His Parish and retreats for Divorced and Separated. She also has certification in Healthcare Ethics.