After five years of leadership under Majors Tom and Julie McDowell, the Salvation Army of Rock County is welcoming new officers.

Lieutenants Jason and Jennifer Rysdyk will be located at the Janesville Corp Community Center and the Beloit Corp Community Center, overseeing all programs and activities throughout Rock County.

Lt. Jason brings 20 years of experience in retail, food management, and non-profit work, holding a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies with a focus on youth ministry.

With a bachelor’s degree in business administration and communications, Lt. Jennifer has 20 years of experience as a resource and project manager.

The Rysdyks have been married for 21 years and have a seven-year-old son.