After serving as a FOCUS missionary for one year at Carnegie Mellon University and 5 years at Towson University in Maryland, Amber now works for FOCUS’ Formation Department. She holds a Bachelor's in education from Bowling Green Education and spent 2 years in northwest Ohio teaching everything from math and logic to Latin and Spanish. After a whirlwind romance from Florida to Ohio, through Maine and Maryland, Amber married Steven in July of 2016. Together they have 3 children Jude Marie (in heaven), Tobiah, and Theodore. Amber loves consuming great books and delicious ice cream. She’s a teacher at heart and loves collecting new skills like woodworking, sewing, or painting. As Amber once said, “Teach me something new today and I’ll be teaching it to the village tomorrow.” She grew up in an actual village, the Village of Pleasant Hill where her family has lived for over 100 years.