Mary Ann has ministered with the Navigators over 40 years.She married her husband, Ron in 1972 and they spent their lives serving in Illinois; Kansas; Michigan; Iowa; Nairobi, Kenya; Vilnius, Lithuania; and Harare, Zimbabwe. Mary Ann gave her life to Christ as child through Vacation Bible School. She rededicated her life to Christ in February, 1970 and at that time, surrendered my life to whatever God had for her. After serving around the world, Mary Ann and Ron came back to Ames in January 2006. Mary Ann has been ministering locally since then.
Mary Ann's mission is to teach women how to study, memorize, and meditate on the Word of God and to meet regularly with women individually to encourage them in their walks with Christ.
Mary Ann has three children, Rebecca, Michael and Matthew, and 6 grandchildren.