Representing: Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
Joanne has been a Councillor since 2011 and represents the ward of Urmston in Trafford, Greater Manchester. She is currently the Executive Member for adult social care and a former chair of health scrutiny. She has worked across the health and care sector for over 25 years managing drug/ alcohol teams and managing mental health crisis services. Joanne is involved at a regional and national level developing social care policy. She is particularly passionate about involving more women and girls in politics and works with organisations to champion women in leadership roles.