Joanna is a founding member of the Dedham Sustainability Advisory Committee, where she provides guidance to the Town of Dedham, its businesses and residents on topics ranging from energy efficiency to sustainability and transportation. Also a member of the Open Space and Recreation Committee she helps explore preservation of open, recreational and public spaces in her community for all to enjoy. Promoting locally grown foods and a liaison between vendors, town officials and patrons, Joanna manages the Dedham Farmer's Market, now in its third year. In this role she advocates for the importance of locally grown food and its impact on economic vitality, environmental sustainability and social benefit.
A results driven marketing and communications professional, Joanna has over 7 years of experience in developing marketing strategies that generate leads, raise awareness and grow market share. Working with clients of various sizes and stages she's helping to build strong foundations for the cleantech, energy, sustainability and local food verticals by developing marketing strategies that are effective, scalable and provide consistent ROI. Her specialty includes project management, web 2.0 and social media planning, event management and corporate communications.
In addition to work and volunteer opportunities Joanna is pursuing a graduate degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the Extension School at Harvard University. Always looking at ways to acquire marketable skills, she's interested in learning how public policy, science and business best practices can be utilized for managing complex, intertwined environmental, social and economic issues.