Joe Hanlon received a BA in Anthropology from Dartmouth College in 2005. His background is in community-based social science and public health research. Joe has also worked as a high school science teacher and he has experience in outdoor education and emergency medicine. Joe co-ordinated the SRRB's research, meetings, and workshops with the five Sahtú RRCs and other partners in the region. He also assisted the RRCs with issues relating to fulfilling their land claim mandate. Joe worked for the SRRB from 2013 to 2019.