Joy joined the advising team in the Polytechnic School in January 2014. She was born and raised in Arizona and received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Social Work and her Masters of Education in Counseling and Human Relations from Northern Arizona University. Joy has worked in higher education in advising and other various roles for over 10 years and enjoys helping students reach their goals. In her spare time, Joy can be found spending time with her husband, Ed, and dog, Mocha. She also enjoys volunteering her time with various organizations such as the Miss Arizona Scholarship Organization and the Arizona Twirling Athletes. She also loves a good 5K for charities like the Winged Hope Foundation or the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.