Joy Koontz

Women's Ministry Director

Joy was born and raised on a farm in Iowa and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education. After working as Dean of Women at Hillcrest Academy in Minnesota, she moved out to Washington to pursue her teaching career.  It was here that she met her husband Mike while playing volleyball for a church league. They were married in 1995 and have three children, Tyler, Tiffany, and Tiana. Joy has been in ministry at Cascade since 2001 and has served as Director of Women’s Ministry since the Fall of 2005. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, shopping, and reading.