Joyce has been a professional nurse at Mayo Clinic since 1990, transitioning into her current role as Director of Volunteer Services in 2005, when she also began serving on the Joint Commission Standards Compliance Committee. She is an active member of AHVRP and has served as the FADVS First Coast Council Representative, nominating committee chair and on their Executive Board. She served as president of FADVS from 2015-2016. Joyce’s alma mater is Jacksonville University; during those years she was politically active, speaking at a Congressional Hearing in Washington rallying for change. Prior to becoming a nurse, Joyce volunteered and served as the Director of Children’s Ministry at a local church for 10 years.