As a long-time local of the Douglas Shire, Joanne has been involved in a diverse number of industries, including Canefarming, Civil Construction, Retail, Finance, Hospitality and Travel.
As a small business owner herself for many years, she has a first-hand understanding of the trials and tribulations of self-employment. Most recently, she was Chief Executive Office of Town & Country Limited for three years which included the management of a shopping centre complex in Mossman.
Joanne is a Director of Mossman Agricultural Services and volunteer Treasurer for the Port Douglas Rugby Club. She is passionate about photography and travel, escaping whenever she can with her family.
Joanne is enthusiastic about her newly created position as Business Development Officer and looks forward to developing a new level of customer service for GKS Chartered Accountants and Barrier Reef Bookkeeping Clients.