Ann Thompson has been in communications for 99.9% of her professional career. Of late, she’s doing a lot of writing, video production and media relations. Her degrees in communication include an M.A. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a B.A. from the College of St. Catherine (now St. Catherine University) in St. Paul, Minnesota. She and her Sheltie, Leo, a registered animal-assisted therapy team, visit kids in hospitals, retirement communities and hospices. A musician and singer-songwriter, she is a member of the Songwriters Circle/Twin Cities and the Minnesota Association of Songwriters. She is a ULC minister. She’s worked in communications with the St. Paul Province since 2001.