Joanna (Alison LaPlaca) — Rachel's boss, who dates Chandler in "The One with the Dollhouse" (Season 3, 1997) and "The One with the Cuffs" (Season 4, 1997). She is hostile to her assistant, Sophie, but good-natured towards Rachel. She offers Rachel a promotion in "The One Where They're Going to Party!" but is knocked down and killed by a cab before she can effect it.