Annette began serving as Public Administrator January 1, 2021. She moved to St. Joseph from Atlantic, Iowa with her family in 1979. She graduated from Central High School in 1986. She has a B.S. in Accountancy from MWSU (1999) and an MBA in General Business from NWMSU (2004). Prior to becoming Public Administrator, she worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and a non-profit.
Annette has two brothers, one daughter and grandson all of whom live in the St. Joseph area. She is a founding member of the St. Joseph Bicycle Club. Annette has spent her time volunteering in St. Joseph through VITA, The American Heart Association, Multiple Sclerosis Society, The United Way, and many other local organizations. In her spare time, she likes to volunteer in the community, travel, and spend time outdoors with her family.