What do you really do at work?
Talk to people! I’m the frontline contact for members of ANPT and help committees plan our events. I love to stay connected to our members and showing them how to use our processes to execute exceptional events. Whether it is over email, phone call, or video meeting, I’m not hard to reach.

Describe your Perfect Day.
This would change by the season, but certainly brunch in downtown Minneapolis, most of the day outdoors or on the lake, some time spent reading, and then a homemade dinner and cocktails before a game night!

What’s your Superpower?
Getting things done. In both my work and personal life I am known to make to-do lists and check everything off.

What’s your life motto?
Todo va a salir bien – Everything will be ok

What inspires you?
A good challenge and problem solving with people.

Her Story:

Born and raised in Minnesota, Joy earned her BA in Spanish, Latin American Studies, and Public Health from the University of Minnesota, Morris. She returned to the Twin Cities to facilitate career events and job fairs for the University system and individual colleges.

Her background in teaching, project management, and meeting facilitation has taught Joy to enjoy being a lifelong learner.

She is now an asset to the ANPT team by hosting the organization’s Annual Conference and Combined Sections Meeting and overseeing member management.

Joy’s love for organization flows into her personal life through creating her bullet journal and hosting events for friends and family. She keeps busy every season with new hobbies- snowboarding & ice skating when it’s cold or biking, paddle boarding, & golfing when it’s warm, but you can catch her playing pickleball or going to a concert all year round!