Joanne has been with the JRCERT since January 2006. She is an Administrative Assistant who reviews affiliation agreements, curricula vitae, and applications to make sure they are in compliance with the JRCERT Standards. She also designs graphics for the JRCERT, including serving as an editor for the Peer2Peer and Pulse newsletters, designing PowerPoint presentations and forms, and co-designing the JRCERT website. She earned baccalaureate degrees from DePaul University in music and Columbia College in graphic design. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her dog Chester.