Joni is an Orange County native and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Cal State Fullerton and her Master’s in Educational Leadership from Gateway Seminary. She is currently a candidate in the Doctor of Ministry program at Gateway.
Joni has served churches in Orange County and also serves as Children’s Ministry Consultant for the Orange County Association. In addition, she is a lead trainer for KidLead, an organizational leadership training program for preteens and youth.
Joni’s husband, Mark, is a clinical psychologist for the Orange County Health Care Agency for Children and Youth and they have four young adult children: Michael, Michelle, Micaela and Kiana.