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After The Disaster, Inc.
A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation

2612 Division Street Extension
Parkersburg, WV 26101-9061
Phone (304) 834-3966 (ask for Joy)

Chairman • Joy Ann Buskirk

Joy Ann BuskirkJoy Ann Buskirk is Founder and Chairman of After The Disaster.

Interested in other countries her husband “Joe” and she have hosted foreign exchange students from 2008-2018. The couple have hosted students from China, Colombia, Japan, Mexico, Paraguay, South Korea, and Thailand.

During her time as a foreign exchange representative (2008-2012) she worked with students from Brazil, China, Denmark, Germany, Mexico, South Korea, Sweden, and Switzerland.

She and “Joe” have four children and eight grandchildren and four pet babies, JoJo, Havashire; Toby, Yorkshire Terrier; and two cats, Mittens and Princess Mia.

She and “Joe” have owned and operated Buskirk Plumbing for 6 years.

Before opening their own business Joy worked in the kitchen at Camden–Clark Memorial Hospital; typist and writer for Parkersburg News and Marietta A.M. offices; secretary for North Parkersburg Baptist Church; and secretary for Faith Plumbing.

Joy loves to sing. She has been asked to sing for different functions and revivals in the Parkersburg and surrounding area. She also likes to crochet and play the piano.