Mary is an Administrative Assistant and is in the office on Tuesdays. She is excited to use her gifts to serve the Lord and the church as part of Ottawa's staff. Mary and Jeff were married in 1986 and have been members of Ottawa since 1991. They have two children — Justin & Chelsea Faber in Seattle, Washington; and Mark & Shaina Strikwerda in Zeeland. Mary worked as a Program Manager at Herman Miller, Inc. before resigning in 2005. She and Jeff have served at Ottawa and the community in many capacities including, youth group leaders, Kids Hope mentors, and youth mentors for various organizations. The family has a love for outdoor adventure; skiing, kayaking, running, hiking, gardening, horseback riding, biking, and motorcycle riding. Mary has been a Master Gardener since 2010 and has designed landscaping for several locations within Ottawa county.