Josephine Waddleton is president of the Trepassey 50+ Friendship Club, voting delegate with the Newfoundland and Labrador 50+ Federation, a Peer Support Volunteer, a member of the Provincial Advisory Committee for Caregivers Out of Isolation Newfoundland and Labrador and a member of the Lions Club. Ms. Waddleton is a proponent of good health through exercise. She is active in her church choir and is a reader, Eucharistic Minister, and chair of the Parish Council. In 2005 she was named Trepassey's Citizen of the Year and Individual of the Year by the Irish Loop Development Board for 2007-2008. Ms. Waddleton received the Dorothy Whittick Memorial Award from the Seniors Resource Centre in 2006 and in 2013 was a recipient of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.