Secretary, Oak Scouts Liason & Social Media Co-Coordinator
Josh Kirby has been an eclectic pagan and Gardnerian Wiccan for 18 years. The main deities he relates to are Dionysus and Athena and you will see why shortly after reading the rest of the bio.
Since the age of 12, he has been involved in theater, singing, stage acting, and film acting. He has performed in musicals, comedies, and dramas until the age of 18 when he graduated high school and signed up for the Army Reserves in 2004. Once back from training he joined the Isle of Capri Casino where he was a hard count clerk.
He was very quickly mobilized in 2005 and deployed to Iraq in 2006 where he served as a 240B gunner on convoy security missions for 13 months. Upon returning in 2007 he went to blackjack school and became a table games dealer at the Isle of Capri. He also attended Moberly Area Community College for two years obtaining an Associate Degree in Performing Arts and then transferred to CMU to complete a Bachelors in Theatre in 2012.
Once graduated he found a new opportunity as a job seekers agent as the first employee of a company called Endeavor Agency in 2014. In that time he transferred to a Drill Sergeant unit in the Army Reserves and completed Drill Sergeant School at the top of his class in 2015. He rose through the ranks in Endeavor Agency and in 2018 completed his Masters of Business Administration at William Woods University upon which he received a promotion to VP of Client Development.
Josh Kirby (Kirby to his friends) became involved with Oak Spirit Sanctuary in 2015 where after hearing the words "Welcome Home", he became heavily involved in the participation in rituals and found a passion among the people and their community. Since then, The Land has truly become a home away from home. He quickly joined up on the advisory board and in 2020 became a new Board Member.
He is the husband of a marvelous wife Courtney Kirby who also works at Endeavor Agency and is father to two daughters Nora Kirby and Violet Kirby. They are also expecting a son Liam Kirbyin Fall of 2020.