Jonathan is a licensed civil engineer and an avid enthusiast of alternative energy sources; especially solar and wind power. He has served on the advisory board and on the board of directors as vice president for The American Civil Defense Association (TACDA), as secretary/treasurer for a local chapter of Civil Defense Volunteers, and was tasked with developing the city emergency plan in his own community as a city councilperson.Jonathan has written numerous articles published in the Journal of Civil Defense on emergency preparedness topics. He co-authored The Provident Prepper—A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies with his wife. He is the co-owner of Your Family Ark, LLC, an educational and consulting business designed to assist individuals and families in preparing for an uncertain future.
Kylene has an educational background in business management as well as in family studies. She has also served on the advisory board and on the board of directors for TACDA and was the editor for the Journal of Civil Defense for 7 years.
She has a passion for researching and experimenting, adding a sense of real-life to their writing and teaching. Many powerful lessons are learned from these experiences, the best lesson being that we are tougher than any challenge. We will not only survive, but we will emerge better, stronger people as a result of the adventure.
Jonathan and Kylene make a dynamic combination. Together they have presented to a wide variety of audiences. You can find them on their YouTube channel “The Provident Prepper” or read their posts at https://theprovidentprepper.org/. With Jonathan’s extensive knowledge and Kylene’s high energy personality, they have a unique talent for taking a relatively boring topic and turning it into an exciting quest, motivating audiences to join the ranks of the provident preppers.
FIRST TIME GUESTS KYLENE AND JOHN JONES FROM THE PROVIDENT PREPPER JOIN THE SHOW TO DISCUSS THEIR BACKGROUND AND RELEVANT PREPPER TOPICS!