Joanne joined Bison in 2015. Joanne has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa. She has Groups 1 and 2 QSTI certification and is an Engineer in Training. Joanne divides her time between the Source Testing group and the Reporting group. She began work for EEMC in 2008 as a report writer and gradually gained field experience. Her previous engineering experience was in computer software development with additional experience in process engineering for television manufacturing and R&D.
Joanne is certified in the following: 10 Hr. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training, Visible Emissions Evaluator for Method 9, Basic Medic First Aid with CPR, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) training, and a Qualified Individual certification in Groups I and III.
Joanne took a break from engineering to raise her five children and worked as a substitute teacher. In her free time, Joanne likes reading, writing, hanging out with her kids, hiking, playing tennis and soccer.