We are so lucky that Joan has stepped in as our interim director. She brings with her a lifetime of experience in the nonprofit world and a fun, compassionate, and vibrant personality. She will serve until the end of next summer. Here is a brief synopsis of "Joan."
"Joan has been a clinician and supervisor within Idaho's behavioral health care system in the profit and nonprofit sectors since 1987. Her career culminated in a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the field of Substance Abuse in Idaho. She has rich and varied experiences with textile arts, and enjoys sharing both her more technical leadership skills and love of fiber with others. Joan was an avid supporter of fair trade before their was an "FTO" acronym. A mother of two retired Lt. Colonels and their supportive spouses, her families reside in Montana and Colorado. There are now 3, soon to be 4 married grandchildren, one great grandchild with two on the way!!! In her 'free' time, she loves to work with fiber, garden,visit her 94 year old Mom, and spend time with friends".