Joan joined the Drama Department in 2007. Joan manages the box office, and executes front of house tasks for department productions. In addition, she coordinates all publicity announcements for department productions. Joan overseas three work-study students to assist with Box Office tasks and one student photographer who helps to document department productions. Joan maintains the archive database for the historical and current productions. Joan's background includes theater, stage management, film production assistant and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. Joan has earned a Business Associates degree from Duchess Community College and a Bachelors degree from Marist College with concentrations in Business, Public Relations and Psychology. She is an active volunteer for local animal rescues in Dutchess County and advocates for responsible pet ownership.