Joe is an active member of the Reno-Sparks community. Previously, he volunteered for the Boy Scouts and the Red Cross, served on two boards for the City of Reno, and is currently on the Sparks Citizens Advisory Committee.
He also serves as a trustee on the School Board, where he has met with many of the people who make up
While serving as a school board trustee, Joe has supported multiple initiatives to benefit educators. He has seconded motions to build new schools, support pay increases for substitute teachers, and has urged the district to raise salaries and match the cost of living for all district staff.