As Helping Hands for Freedom’s National Community Liaison, Joy serves the Gold Star and Veteran community and their families across the nation. She engages with government and nonprofit agencies as well as corporate entities to create partnerships and support for our military community.
Joy’s expertise in Special Event Production, Military Transitional Workshop Development, fundraising and grant writing are the result of a career as an experienced creative business strategist and award winning college educator.
This year, Joy was nominated and selected to participate in Take the Lead: 50 Women Who Can Change the World, Non Profit Sector 2017. This women’s executive leadership conference focuses on women who are making a positive difference in their organizations and impact in their communities.
Joy continues to represent Helping Hands for Freedom on the Arizona Department of Veterans Services Women’s Workshop Coalition to make impact on the future success for women Veterans. She was responsible with partnering with The Veterans Directory and Vets Community Connections to create 2017 Designing Your Transformation: A Summit for Women Veterans in October of this year.
Joy’s family has strong roots across the military service spectrum: Marine Corps, Army, Navy and Air Force. She is dedicated and ready to serve the needs of our Gold Star and military Veterans and their families across the nation.