Jo Ann Bell
BA in Human and Community Service
St Mary’s College
Jo Ann Bell, also known as “Ms. Jo Ann” to the students, works as the Administrative Assistant in the main office. She came to Maybeck a year ago with years of administrative and academic support experience but finds her present roll supporting the Maybeck Family one of the most enjoyable jobs she has experienced. Prior to coming to Maybeck she worked for many years at The University of California, Berkeley Campus and in The UC Office of the President. She has worked as a Community Correspondence Writer with Oakland Voices, The Oakland Tribune’s Community Media Project; was an outreach worker with St. Vincent De Paul; and is presently a Volunteer Coordinator with the American Red Cross.
Jo Ann is an Oakland native. She loves being around people and in her spare time loves to read, travel, and spend time with her children, grand-children, and family.