Joy Willard-Williford

Project Manager/Urban Missioner
Neighbor Up Brevard

The Rev. Joy Willard-Williford is an Episcopal priest serving as a project manager/urban missioner with Neighbor Up Brevard, a Christian community development organization in Melbourne. She brings a wealth of experience from her seven years working in housing and community development for the City of Melbourne, and, prior to that, three years with the City of Palm Bay. In both cities, she was integrally involved in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating housing programs and projects. She has considerable experience working for nonprofits – from school chaplain to director of advancement and finance to volunteer coordinator – and as a former executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Brevard. She has served as a board member for various organizations. Education: MDiv, University of the South School of Theology; MPA, University of Central Florida, BSN, University of Florida, BA-Anthropology, University of Florida.