Joanne M. Cala, Ed.M. is Vice President, Treasurer and founding member of Joining Hearts and Hands, Ltd.
, a non-profit (501)(c)(3) organization working to fight AIDS and poverty in Kenya.
Along with her husband Bill, Joining Hearts and Hands is rebuilding schools and providing scholarships for secondary school students in villages in the Lake Victoria area of Kisumu, Kenya.
Joanne has been Vice President of Operations with HSBC Bank, a teacher, a school counselor, a licensed mental health provider, and a college professor. During the Katrina disaster, Joanne served
as a Red Cross Mental Health supervisor. Her passion is to serve others in crisis and provide hope.