Born and raised in Speedway, Indiana, Mrs. Jodie Conner is a graduate of Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education.  After teaching third grade for two years in Muncie, IN, Mrs. Conner was married and moved to Springfield.  Previous positions in Springfield include:  10 years as a Customer Service Representative at Franklin Life/AIG-American General, 8 ½ years as School Secretary at Trinity Lutheran School, and 2 years as Executive Assistant to the Adjutant General at the Illinois National Guard.  Jodie currently resides in Springfield with her husband, Steve and daughters Elizabeth (2016 LuHi Graduate) and Michaela (current LuHi student).  The Conner family attends Parkway Christian Church where Jodie is (or has been) involved for many years as: Sunday School teacher, Youth Group facilitator, Christmas Pageant assistant, Pastor Search Committee member, and Audio/Visual team coordinator and member.  Favorite Bible verse:  “’For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”’ Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)