|Mrs. Ann P. Shappell|
|Title(s)||Assistant to the Director of the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom|
|Department(s)||Center for the Study of Religious Freedom|
|Office location||Clarke 108|
Ann graduated cum laude from Virginia Wesleyan in 1970 with a B.A. in Social Science. During her decades long career at the college she has served in Advancement at the College, working in Alumni Relations, Community Relations, serving as editor of the College magazine and in 1997, she assuming the position of Director of Church Relations. In November 2005, Ann moved to the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom where she serves as Assistant to the Director. She is active in her church where her husband serves as pastor. She and her husband, John, also a Virginia Wesleyan College graduate, have three grown daughters and seven grandchildren.