Dr. Joycelyn Roper is the District Superintendent for the Miami Valley District of the United Methodist Church. Prior to that appointment she served at the Director of Diversity for the West Ohio Conference and the Assistant District Superintendent for Oho River Valley District. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Central State University and her Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry Degrees from United Theological Seminary. Dr. Roper has served as a Church and Community Developer and is involved in numerous Boards and Agencies across our Denomination. She is the proud mother of 5 children and three grandchildren.