Joyce is a registered nurse who has worked in health care leadership positions across Canada for over 30 years. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan and her Master of Business Administration at the University of Manitoba. Her health care career has focused on older adults and those with disabilities and has included time in rural, northern and urban communities in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. She has been part of the Leadership Team at the Salvation Army Golden West Centennial Lodge in Winnipeg for the last 6 years.
Outside of work, Joyce is a wife, mother and grandmother. She is involved in reviewing research proposals for one of the University of Manitoba ethics committees, leading worship services, serving on community boards, providing first aid at various events and walking dogs at the Humane Society.