Joyce joined the Sierra Nevada Chapter on April 5, 2019. She has served as the Sierra Nevada Chapter chair for both the American History and Constitution Week committees. She is currently the State Chair in the Cindy J Bell Administration for the Literacy Promotion committee.

Joyce has been a very active member in our chapter projects and events. She has attended many Honor Flights for veterans welcoming them home from Washington D.C. when they returned to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. She has supplied flags and cards of gratitude veterans. She has assisted area students by contributing many books to the chapter’s book drives to benefit Spread the Word Nevada, and she filled many backpacks for school students for the  soldiers on duty across the world. She has also donated many supplies to ship to our overseas troops during the Christmas holiday.

Joyce has also served on the Conservation committee, working with the nonprofit Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, to clean up local streets and nature preserves. Finally, she has participated in the Wreths across America Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Lone Mountain Cemetery in Carson City.

Joyce has attended every chapter meeting and state conference since joining DAR. Joyce is honored to serve on the  Sierra Nevada Chapter board as the Librarian. Her responsibility is to locate and purchase books for the NSDAR Library.