Dawn grew up in a small town in Indiana but has lived in the South all of her adult life. Dawn received her Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Seminary in 1992. After ordination, she was a campus minister in Virginia and also served churches there. In 1999, Dawn and her husband, Joseph, moved to Cartersville, Georgia, where Dawn was the Associate Pastor at First Presbyterian Church. In December 2008, she joyfully accepted the call to become Pastor at First Presbyterian in Brunswick.
Dawn and Joseph were married in 1995. Joseph also is an ordained minister. Dawn and Joseph enjoy living in Brunswick! In her spare time, Dawn likes to read, cook, and spend time outside in the beautiful Golden Isles with Joseph and their two dogs, a collie and a golden retriever.