Joani is a native of the Chicago area where she attended Willowbrook High School. She spent 30 years living in Southern Nevada where she raised her family. She has three grown sons (Wesley, Michael and Joshua) and a step-daughter (Andi) and is the proud grandmother of six. Joani has over 35 years of Administrative experience including 14 years as an Office Manager for a large church in Nevada. She has been on the staff of Immanuel since March of 2006 and loves being able to work with such an amazing group of dedicated people. Her passion is to share her experience, strength and hope with others in order to help them see the love of Christ and to know how valuable they are to God. She enjoys reading, writing and scrapbooking.