Joanne joined the Justice Centre in October 2019, and has many years experience in working with the public in multiple roles. She was President of a not for profit organization serving the Calgary homeschool community for a number of years. She was also an office assistant for an accounting firm, and a newsletter editor for a non-profit community group. She has trained in Board Development through the Wild Rose Foundation and is familiar with the use of social and alternative media sources. She is the mother of two adult boys and is adaptable, highly organized, and task and detail oriented, essential skills making her invaluable as Assistant to the Director of Communications.