Joni Bitzer, MSN, RN, FCN -


Currently serves as a Faith Community Nurse and as Director of the Health and Wellness Ministry at Blue Grass UMC. After graduating from Indiana University School of Nursing she became certified in critical care nursing then obtained her Masters in Nursing Education from the University of Evansville where she was inducted into the Nursing Honor Society Sigma Theta Tau. Locally, Joni severs on the Tri-State Health Ministry Board and North River Healthcare Advisory Board. The Blue Grass Health Ministry has Evansville’s first Diabetes Educational Support Group, an Alzheimer’s Support Group, Homebound Freezer Meal Program, Yoga class and is the 2017 recipient of the Welborn Foundation HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) grant.  Joni is married to  Dr. Morris Bitzer, has two adult children and eight grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family, gardening, camping, fishing and practicing yoga.