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Joy Peterson

Joy Peterson

Administrative Assistant

Joy became Walker Methodist’s administrative assistant in June of 2013. As our administrative assistant, Joy handles much of the logistics and operations within the Spiritual Life Department. Before coming to Walker Methodist, Joy had an extensive career in nonprofit and corporate foundation management. Some of her previous employers include: The State of MN, YWCA, Cargill, Best Buy, Twin Cities United Way, and Thrivent.

In her current position, Joy expanded Walker Methodist’s chapel escort program to include high school students and church youth groups. If you have the chance, come see some of the pictures hung over her desk.

When she’s not working, you can find Joy watercolor painting, playing Bridge, paddling her canoe, or walking her two Labrador retrievers in the Grand Rounds. She’s been married almost 40 years and has three adult children scattered across the U.S. Her family loves all things outdoors, especially gardening, scuba diving, hunting, fishing, and hiking.