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Jan Ansell

Assimilation & Information Systems Director

Meet Jan

Favorite quote: If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probably explanation is that I was made for another world. – C.S. Lewis

Favorite food: Smoothies.

Chore I most dislike doing: Ironing

I’ve been told I look like: Amy Adams

My favorite way to spend an hour of free time: Reading.

The best part of waking up is: Coffee.

The story my family always tells about me is:

I raised two market goats for 4H one year – Curly & Moe. I wept over selling them at the livestock auction at the end of fair week. My dad bought my goats at the auction making this the second time he had purchased them, and they lived a long and happy life at our little farm.

Moral of the story: Let your daughter cry over the goats being sold; she’ll get over it. If not, you’ll be feeding two extra mouths even after she leaves for college.

The last movie that made me cry is: A Walk To Remember

If I could learn to do anything, I would: Be a neurologist and cardiologist.

The best concert I ever attended: Dallas Symphony Orchestra @ the Meyerson – Prokofiev: Cello Sonato in C major

Favorite movie of all time: The Little Mermaid

The best invention during my lifetime is: Toss up between the cell phone, personal computers/laptops, and the internet. Closely rivaled by yoga capris.

My favorite verse (or life verse): Romans 8:33-36

Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God!

How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!

For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor?

Or who has given a gift to him that he might be repaid?

For from him and through him and to him are all things.

To him be glory forever. Amen.