Joy spent the last 15 years working with rural communities on public and environmental health, from tobacco cessation to power cost equalization of rural electric utilities. Her expertise includes project development and management, grant and proposal writing, strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, and event facilitation. Prior to joining CCLR, Joy was a Senior Program Manager for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, leading their Contamination Support Program. In that capacity, she served as the State’s expert for tribal brownfields topics and the lead for the ANCSA Contaminated Lands Partnership Group, which convened federal, state, and tribal partners. Joy finds passion in innovative ways to engage communities and bring attention to brownfields redevelopment. She currently serves as the Alaska representative on the national Tribal Waste and Response Steering Committee and the National Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, where she can be a voice for Alaska’s unique environmental challenges. Since 2018, Joy has been President of the Alaska Environmental Health Association, connecting environmental professionals across her great state. She has a Master of Public Health Practice and a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. An enthusiastic foodie and devotee of the arts, Joy spends her free time finding ways to be active and creative with her family.