Joanna Woodson burst onto the civic engagement scene in late 2015, when she and her mentor decided to create civic infrastructure on her college campus where once there was none. Given that her university was located deep in the heart of Appalachia, this was no easy task; regardless, under Joanna's leadership, the university secured its first-ever polling place, and reported voter turnout which surpassed every other polling place in the county by double digits. Joanna uses the skills honed while obtaining her degree in social work in combination with political savvy to get things done--efficiently, effectively, and earnestly. The most important thing to know about Joanna is that she loves a challenge, and the tougher the challenge the better.