Joan's working career has centred on Information Technology within the financial and technology industries. She has held a variety of executive positions including Senior Systems Programmer; Senior Project Manager; & Senior Director managing aroups up to 130 people. Joan has also been the recipient of many prestigious awards, was selected for several specialized training opportunities & exclusive mentoring programs.
Joan has been studying Astrology for several years. She has completed the CAAE Certification to the Diploma Level & can proudly use Dip.CAAE. Joan is currently the Immediate past-President of the Astrology Toronto Inc (AT) Board; she first joined the board as a Member-at-Large & soon became president a position she held for seven years before stepping down. Further, Joan has volunteered assistance to CAAE on a number of occasions & has provided support to SOTA & other local astrologers. Joan has also volunteered for other non-profit organizations. Currently she is a member of several astrological organisations, Astrology Toronto; Associate Member and Media Consultants of the CAAE, and a member of NCGR.
Joan is a firm believer in the benefits of a structured approach to learning the art and science of Astrology. She has found the discipline and focus provided by the CAAE curriculum achieves this while still providing ample opportunities for networking, discussions and mentoring.