Joan has been involved in the Timeshare industry since 1990. She has been on 47 cruises all over the world. Joan has been lecturing and teaching genealogy for 20 years or more. She holds a certificate from BYU certifying her expertise in English genealogy.
Originally from Manhattan, New York City, Joan has several degrees, including a B.A from Hunter College, M.A. from Columbia University, Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, and an M.L.A. from the University of Denver.