Joanna Wilford

Grants Coordinator II

Office
432 Correll Hall
600 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-542-2945
Email Address

Biography

Before coming to the Terry College, Joanna served as a building materials consultant for the engineering and architectural services firm Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates in Northbrook, Illinois. She earned her Master’s degree in Geology from the University of Georgia, where she gained experience in grants writing and management. Additionally, she assists the Association for Preservation Technology, an international nonprofit historic preservation organization, in a volunteer capacity through coordinating traveling workshops, strategic planning for professional development programs, and outreach.

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
MS
  • Geology
The University of Georgia
2015
BS
  • Geosciences
University of Connecticut
2012

Areas of Expertise

  • Proposal and Budget Development
  • Proofreading and Formatting
  • Compliance

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates
Associate II Scientific Consultant 2015 to 2016
Georgia Museum of Art
Museum Education Intern 2015 to 2015
University of Georgia
Research Assistant 2013 to 2015

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Student Scholar Award
Association for Preservation Technology International
2014
Research Grant
Clay Minerals Society
2014
Research Grant
Geological Society of America
2014
Research Award
Miriam Watts-Wheeler Fund
2014

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Association for Preservation Technology International
Training and Education Committee 2014 - present Professional