Rev. Dr. Teri McDowell Ott has been an ordained Presbyterian (PCUSA) minister for over twelve years. After receiving her Master of Divinity degree from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary she served the church in a variety of positions, most recently as the pastor of Cameron Presbyterian Church in Cameron, NC. In 2008 she completed her Doctor of Ministry degree from McCormick Theological Seminary. She began serving Monmouth College as Chaplain in January of 2011. Teri is married to the Rev. Dr. Daniel J. Ott and they have two young children, Isaac and Ella. Teri loves to read and write and she maintains her spiritual balance by exercising frequently, laughing loudly, and drinking strong coffee.