Hepner, Lisa Ann 1969-
HEPNER, Lisa Ann 1969-
PERSONAL: Born April 2, 1969, in Richmond, VA; daughter of Paul Hepner (a physician) and Jane (Griffith) Tidmore. Education: University of New Mexico, B.S., 1992, certificate of nuclear medicine, 1994. Religion: "New Thought." Hobbies and other interests: Writing, poetry, boxing, photography.
ADDRESSES: Home and offıce—14845 Southwest Murray Scholls Dr., Ste 110, PMB 302, Beaverton, OR 97007. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: St. Providence Medical Center, Portland, OR, nuclear medicine technologist, 1998-2001; Joseph Hospital, Eureka, CA, nuclear medicine technologist, 1994-98; Hold the Vision, Beaverton, OR, CEO, 2001—. Living Enrichment Center, chaplain.
AWARDS, HONORS: Toastmaster awards, 2001, 2002.
Animals in Education: The Facts, Issues, and Implications, Richmonds (Albuquerque, NM), 1994.
(Editor) Peaceful Earth: Spiritual Perspectives onHope and Healing beyond Terrorism, Hold the Vision (Beaverton, OR), 2001.
Contributor to internet magazines.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Against the Ropes (screenplay and novel versions); Calling on Faith (novel); God's Having a Party (gift book).
SIDELIGHTS: Lisa Ann Hepner told CA: "I have always dreamed of being a writer yet was afraid that it wouldn't be self-supporting. After seven years in a stressful job in the medical field, I decided to take a leap of faith and quit my job to pursue my writing career. I had three works in progress when the events of September 11, 2001, happened, which prompted me to compile a book about the spiritual perspective of terrorism. I wanted to help others stay centered in peace and love. I write from the heart. All of my works are spiritual in nature. They are about overcoming adversity and seeking spiritual solutions to human problems and events. I am currently working on other inspirational products to complement my books."