Meet Our Board Member
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Joan has over 30 years of broad domestic and international strategic planning, finance and accounting experience at leading Fortune 500 corporations in the energy, utility and consumer electronics industries. This corporate experience includes holding senior level finance positions at Sony Electronics, Sempra Energy (including SDGE & SoCal Gas) and Getty Oil.
Currently, she is actively engaged in using this vast corporate business expertise assisting the nonprofit sector; specifically, serving as Executive Director of the San Diego Regional Fire Foundation, focusing on fundraising, and strategic planning to grow the foundation, and increasing public awareness of fire and emergency services. Joan is also on the Board of the San Diego Women’s Foundation and serves on the Scholarship Committee at the San Diego Foundation.
Joan is a CPA. She holds a BS from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and an MBA from California State University, Bakersfield.