Ann Bowen has served as our Office Assistant since August 1, 2023.
Ann and her husband, Andy, live in Godfrey, IL. Born and raised in Alton, they have also called Cobden and Springfield, IL; Dover, OH; and Mission Viejo, CA home. After attending Illinois State University, Ann was employed as an accountant both in manufacturing and public accounting. Having returned to the Alton area in 2004, she is recently retired from Dennis Rose and Associates, P.C.
Ann enjoys a variety of handcraft hobbies, light gardening and spending time cooking up fun in the kitchen. Her parents, Wiley and Bette Harris, fostered a love of time shared with family. Among many cherished childhood memories are those of family camping vacations with her brother Tom.
She is a member of local P.E.O. Chapter JZ. Having also served on the Illinois State Board (2012-2017), Ann is currently completing service as Chair of the Finance and Audit committee of International Chapter (2017-2023). A member of Godfrey First United Methodist Church, Ann enjoys playing in the bell choir.
Ann enjoys being part of the parish staff and working with the congregation in her role as Office Assistant. Her office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.