Joanne Zannoni


Joanne Zannoni, MSW, LICSW, is currently executive director of New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA). Her professional experience in the violence against women field began in 1992 and has included a variety of positions in sexual assault and domestic violence prevention and intervention—from direct services to administration. Immediately prior to coming to NYSCASA, she was associate director of the state sexual assault coalition in Connecticut, where she worked for a decade. In addition to providing fiscal and programmatic oversight, Ms. Zannoni possesses significant expertise in grant development, primary prevention of sexual violence, and victims’ privacy. She has developed materials and trained others in the field nationally on two key topics: protecting sexual assault victims’ privacy; and implementing sexual violence primary prevention strategies. Ms. Zannoni is a graduate of Saint Joseph College and Boston College.