Joanne Sheehan serves as the SECTCLT Board President. Joanne became involved in the Rose City Community Land Trust for Housing in the mid-eighties, and served as President of the Board. She was elected to the board of the Institute for Community Economics, the national organization that provided support for community land trusts, and served as its President. As Chair of the Voluntown Peace Trust, she has been involved in developing the community land trust in Southeastern Connecticut. Joanne served on the Board of TVCCA and she was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut.