2005 – Present
Joan has been a board member since 2005, when she was elected to the position of recording secretary. Joan has been a member of the Executive since 1993. She currently serves on the Communications, Political Action, Job Evaluation, and Collective Bargaining committees.
Joan, a librarian, heads up the Cataloguing Unit of the Ottawa Public Library. She served as co-president of the Ottawa Public Library Employees’ Association (OPLEA) until 1993, when the Library was unionized. She was also chair of OPLEA’s Salary and Benefits committee.