Director of Recreation & Wellness
Joan joined the POA senior leadership team in 2016, and has lived in Bella Vista since 2005. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Corporate Fitness with a minor in Business Management and did her master’s work in Sports Management. She also has 30 years’ experience in recreation, wellness, fitness, sports management and leadership. Joan began her career working for a University as Assistant Director of Intramurals and Fitness. She has served on many not-for-profit Boards such as Girls on the Run of NWA, and currently sits on the Board of the NWA Trailblazers.