Joy was married to Patrick in 1985 and has two children, Zac and Kayla. She loves to travel, read, and spend time with family and friends.

 Joy has recently returned from China where she worked in an international school as the Senior Dorm Supervisor. She has been on five different mission trips to Oaxaca, Mexico; Puerto Prince, Haiti and Huruma, Kenya.

Joy has a heart for missions and believes we all are called to love on people, whether that is going on a mission or loving on those around us. She wants to be a part of the ministry of Huruma HOPE because she believes in the program and wants to get others involved.