Joelle Hodgins arrived in Rossland in November 2014 from Whitehorse, Yukon where she grew up. Joelle has a bachelor’s degree in World & Comparative History and a diploma in Cultural Resource Management – both from the University of Victoria. She has been on the 2015 Heritage BC Conference Committee, 2012-2015 Young Canada Works Peer Review Committee, 2013 Yukon Museums Standards Development Committee, and 2013 Canadian Museums Association Conference Host Committee. She is a current member of the BC Museums Association Council and co-chairs the Advocacy Committee.
Joelle is also a member of the Trail/Rossland Smokettes Women's Hockey team, Vice-President of the Rossland Mountain Film Festival society, and a member of the Lower Columbia Tourism Marketing Committee.