Joy and her husband became members of NOCA in 2013. Joy volunteered to serve on the board in 2013. She served as secretary four years and web master for three years. In 2017 Joy agreed to serve as President.
Joy and her husband moved to Nanaimo from Saskatoon in 2012. They enjoy the old city neighbourhood for it’s distinctive character, friendly residents and variety of plant life. It’s quite the change from the Canadian prairies!