Joy Dockham serves as the Program Operations Manager in the areas of Neighborhood Investment and Economic Vitality. Joy believes that everyone is responsible to make a difference in the lives of those around them, and she has tried to do this by working in the not-for-profit world most of her adult life. She started her career as a teacher and later worked in higher education for nearly a decade. Most recently she worked as the Director of the Pontiac Creative Art Center, and currently serves as the board treasurer for the Oakland History Center.
She has a BS in Elementary Education from the University of Michigan, Flint, a MA in English from Eastern Michigan University, and a Master’s in Management with a concentration in project management from Walsh College.
Joy is a life-long Michigander who has lived or worked in Pontiac for the last decade. She is very excited about working with a team who is actively engaged in supporting the growth and development of Pontiac.