Joan has served as Treasurer for Golden Oldies Cat Rescue since its inception. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for 30+ years, serving as Executive Director of International Medical Relief Fund and Co-Director of Capacitar International.
Joan has served on a variety of boards and currently sits on the board of the United Nations Association, Monterey Bay Chapter. She works as an International Trainer and the Special Projects Coordinator for Capacitar International and is the US coordinator for the Casa de Salud project in Suchitoto, El Salvador.
Joan enjoys reading, walking and cooking, among other things. She lives in Monterey with her rescue cat Jeepers and shares guardianship of a sassy but sweet Border Collie named Shanti.