Tami, our Center Director, was born in Phoenix, AZ, but lived in Price, UT for several years before she and her family moved to St. George in 2005. She attended the College of Eastern Utah before marrying her high school sweetheart, Jeff, in 1987. Together they have three daughters and three grandchildren. Tami enjoys sewing, knitting, crafting, and spending time with family. Her take on the best thing about being employed at Hope PCC is this: “The best thing is to be surrounded by others who are unified in serving God, each other and the clients; in purpose, sharing the unconditional love of Christ and in offering the Word of truth. There is such a sweet and encouraging atmosphere that comes from unity in Christ.” Her three words to describe this ministry? Compassion, Hope, & Healing
Jennie, our Office Manager, was born in 1975 in Lewistown, Montana, moving to St. George in 1980. She and her husband, David, have been married since 2001 and have two beautiful kids. She and her family love spending time together watching movies, playing card games, and hiking our gorgeous surroundings. Jennie graduated from Dixie State University with a degree in Office Admin & Marketing. When asked about her job, she states: “I love every part of my job but especially the ability to see God’s hand move in the hearts and lives of both clients and staff, it’s amazing.” The three words she would use to describe Hope PCC: Love, Faith, Compassion.
Tina is the Client Services Director at Hope PCC. She was born in Corona, California then moved around a bit before landing in Saint George in December of 2014. Tina’s favorite pastimes are enjoying family outings such as hiking and walking. She’s an avid reader, movie goer, and has fun playing solitaire. Tina and her husband, Josh, have been married since 2000 and have two beautiful children, Alex and Lucas. She is now patiently awaiting the joy of grandchildren. Tina has an extensive academic background that includes three separate higher education institutions with a final Master’s degree in Education. In her own words her favorite part of being employed at Hope PCC is: “Being able to be in an environment where I can say the name of Jesus and not fear that I will lose my job.” When asked what words she would use to describe the ministry of Hope PCC she said; “Love, Joy, Peace, and one more -Freedom.”
Amy, our SRA (Sexual Risk Avoidance) Education Coordinator, has been with Hope PCC since 2013. She was born in Provo, Utah, grew up in Lyman, WY and moved to St. George in 2009. Amy and her husband Dylan have been married since 2007 and have been blessed with three children: Ty, Abigail, and Kolby. Her favorite thing about being an employee of Hope PCC: “The people that work and serve here. I love the challenges to grow and expand as a Christian and as a program.” Her three words describing Hope PCC: Love, Grace, & Growth
Shannon Gerber is currently our Events Coordinator but has worn many hats in the ministry. She has previously served as Center Director and when not employed at Hope, a Board of Director’s member. Shannon is originally from Boulder City, Nevada but has been a resident of St. George since 2005. Diving into a great book is her favorite “me” time activity. Her family however, is her number one priority and she loves spending time with them. She particularly enjoys being outside with them in our beautiful Southern Utah where she can appreciate God’s creation. Shannon and her husband, Trevor, have been married since 1998 and have two kids; Maya & Isaac. Shannon completed her graduate work in Chemistry before becoming a teacher for a period of time. She shared what she likes best about working at Hope PCC: “I’m absolutely blessed to work with ladies I love and admire for a cause that is so near to God’s heart.” When asked what words she would choose to describe our ministry she said “Compassion, Truth, and Courage.”
Nina is our Client Services Receptionist. She was born in Henderson, NV and moved to the New Harmony area in 2002. She has been married to her husband, Ray, since 1997 and they have one child, Crista. Nina enjoys camping, ATV trail riding, and reading in her spare time. She is invaluable to Hope as our only Spanish speaking staff member. Her favorite part of working at Hope PCC is “serving God and working with wonderful Christian women.” She uses the three words Refuge, Encouragement, and Love to describe our ministry.