Joan Perry (NC-03)
Joan grew up learning the challenges of a small business. Her father managed a small appliance store after serving in the Coast Guard at Okinawa during World War II. Joan has learned the challenges of being a mother and having a successful career, and she is a strong advocate that every child has a right to life. She was the physician for the Lenoir Health Department High Risk Pediatric Clinic for over 10 years, and she and her husband founded their own Christian children’s camp. Joan is also an accomplished runner, and she competed in several world championships on Team USA.