Joyce has been with the Divinity School since 1997 and has served as Administrative Assistant to the Dean since June 1998. She also works closely with the Director of Church Relations to place students in ministry positions with local churches and other religious organizations.
She and her husband, Herb, are originally from New Jersey. The Mashtares moved to Buies Creek in 1990. They have one son, Nathan, who is married to Tammy. They have two grandsons, Nathan Jr. and Nicholas, and one granddaughter, Autumn.