Meet Our Executive Director

With over 15 years working in non-profits, Jo Ann Mattson brings experience, compassion, and dedication to her role as Executive Director of The Light House. Her professional background includes extensive non-profit development and fundraising experience with Anne Arundel Community College Foundation and St. John’s College. As a long-time Annapolitan, volunteer, and supporter of The Light House, Ms. Mattson stepped into the role of Director of Development and Communications before assuming the role of Executive Director. Through Ms. Mattson’s leadership and mission driven passion for making homelessness brief and rare in Anne Arundel County, The Light House has achieved continued success in serving the most vulnerable members of our community.