Joan serves as CEO and President of the International Masonry Institute (IMI) and the International Masonry Training and Education Foundation (IMTEF). She is also active in the broader construction industry serving on the national boards of the National Building Museum, the American Architectural Foundation as well as the ACE mentoring organization. Prior to joining IMI, she served as Assistant to the President for Political Affairs for President Bill Clinton. She also serves on the board of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI).