Barbara Jean Havens, Studied Liberal Arts at Bowling Green State University and the University of Cincinnati.

She graduated from Cincinnati Presbytery Lay Pastor Institute in June of 2002. 

January of 2021, Barbara enters her 20th year of working as a Commissioned Ruling Elder to the 8 smaller churches of the Eastern Area. 

She has 4 children, all farm-raised. Her happy place is with her 6 grandchildren.

When the kids are not around she survives with theater, reading, and movies. Her secret vice is “Words With Friends.”


Barbara Jean Havens

Coordinator of Eastern Area Council

barbarajeanhavens.eac@gmail.com