Originally from Taloyoak, Josie relocated to Cambridge Bay in 1995 to work for the Government of Nunavut, Department of Education. She has extensive experience as an Interpreter/Translator and holds a diploma in Elementary Education from McGill University. Her career led her to teach in her home community of Taloyoak as well as in Kugluktuk. She owns a small business as an Interpreter/Translator and also holds a designation as a Nunavut Justice of the Peace. Josie has been working for the NIRB since 1995. She loves the outdoors, photography, and fishing.