Rev Dr. Sheppard was appointed a Designated Minister of Life Celebrations for Clergy Support Memorial Church on August 4th, 2005.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), 2014, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.
Masters of Arts (M.A.): Applied Health Sciences, Physical Education, 2005, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario.
Honours of Bachelor of Physical Education (BPHE) (major); History (minor) 2002, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario.
FHS Student Mentor Award, 2015; Award internally by University of the Fraser Valley Faculty of Health Sciences.
UFV Teaching Excellence Award Nominee, 2010-2014: Award internally by University of the Fraser Valley. Nominated by past and present students.
Joanna was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in BC’.
Joanna enjoys being physically active through sports and especially enjoys playing ice hockey as well as any games her friends are interested in playing! Joanna enjoys reading and also learning more through documentaries, live performance and discussion.