Joined the Board of Directors in 2021
Joan is passionate about working with people and systems. She is an entrepreneur, training facilitator, and Certified Life Coach with over 14 years of experience working with individuals and groups in both corporate and nonprofit settings. She is currently the Community Engagement Manager at Twin Cities Rise in North Minneapolis after many years in program management at Lutheran Social Service in South Minneapolis.
Joan holds several certifications including Global Career Development Facilitator, Meyers Briggs Type Indicator Practitioner, Motivational Interviewing Coach, and is a racial equity discussion trainer and facilitator. She excels at working with change, challenges and diversity and is an engaged mentor and advocate.