As the Executive Assistant, MJ provides executive level administrative support for the General Secretary and the Team Leader for Operations and Alignment, which includes representing the interest of the General Secretary in meetings or events and making decisions on behalf of the Commission when necessary. Dedicated to excellence and efficiency, she manages the calendar and flow of communications for the General Secretary’s and Operations office. She also serves as the administrative manager of work throughout the office with volunteers and administrative staff.
In Her Own Words
What do you do (in 5 words or fewer)?
Organize and facilitate creative collaboration.
What brought you to GCORR?
GCORR’s dedication to institutional equity, vital conversations, and intercultural competency.
What is your Meyers-Briggs Type?
INTJ “The Architect”
What languages do you speak?
French and German, and a little Mandarin Chinese
What’s the best advice you ever got?
“Use your gifts” / “To whom much is given, much is required.”
What is your favorite way to spend a rainy afternoon?
What song gets stuck in your head most often?
The Hamster Dance song from the 90s meme
Who inspires you?
Maya Angelou, Stephenie Meyer, and Nobuo Uematsu
GCORR is building the capacity of The United Methodist Church to be contextually relevant and to reach more people, younger people, and more diverse people as we make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.