Jill grew up in southern California, got a Master’s in Education for School Counseling at Azusa Pacific University, worked at a large Christian summer camp, Forest Home, for many summers, then worked with kids and teens at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach. Jill moved to Seattle and started working at UPC in January 2019. She recently finished a Master’s in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. Jill loves exploring new places, eating good food, meeting up with friends for walks or hikes, visiting California, binging shows, and dreaming of trip planning again.

As the Director of Family Ministries, her job is to lead, manage, and advocate for UPC’s ministry to kids and youth from birth to 12th grade and their families.