Joy Garscadden is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force with a diverse background including work in healthcare, education, software, event planning, and publishing. She is an avid gardener and snowboarder, and shares her love of the outdoors with her husband and three children. She holds a BS in Business Management and Marketing and an MBA. She is active in the Colorado Springs community promoting diversity and equality and mentoring youth activism in local schools. She has relentless enthusiasm for the mission of Citizens Project and loves helping to make Colorado Springs a more inclusive, welcoming home for all people.