Joanne actively participates in her community. Over the years, she have been involved in a number of charitable and volunteer organizations and continue to lend her time and expertise to a number of causes.
- Active member of Belleville Kiwanis Club for 8 years. Served on their Board of Directors for 2 years. - Past Treasurer/Board Member, Canadian Federation of University Women - Past Member of United Nations, Belleville Chapter - Past Committee Chair and Board Member for Festival of Trees, Belleville. Joanne and her husband Randy have supported of the Quinte Ballet School by billeting two teenage dance students for 4 yrs, as they went through high school.