Joanne is a senior communications and public affairs professional. Since 2010, she has worked in strategic communications, media relations, issues management and public affairs for clients in Canada's finance, defence, technology and manufacturing sectors.
In addition to her role as NCR Chapter Co-Chair with Equal Voice, Joanne volunteers with Women in Governance (La Gouvernance au Féminin), a not-for-profit organization supporting women in leadership development, career advancement and board governance, and is Vice-Chair for the Canadian Advocacy Network, an organization dedicated to providing pro-bono public affairs counsel for non-profit and charity organizations. In October 2017 she joined the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers network.
Joanne is listed as one of PR in Canada’s Top 30 Under 30, and Women in Defence and Security (WiDS) and Esprit de Corps Magazine’s Top 20 Women in Defence.