Joan Voss


Joan Voss

Infobox_Mayor
name= Joan Voss
office= Assemblywoman of the New Jersey General Assembly 38th legislative district
term_start= January 1 2004
term_end=
predecessor= Rose Marie Heck
successor= incumbent
birth_date = birth date and age|1940|08|21
birth_place = New York City, New York
party= Democrat
footnotes=

Joan Voss (b. August 21 1940, New York City) is an American Democratic Party politician who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2004, where she represents the 38th legislative district.

Voss serves in the Assembly on the Education Committee (as Vice Chair), Higher Education Committee, the Regulated Professions Committee and the Joint Committee on the Public Schools. [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=244 Assemblywoman Voss's legislative web page] , New Jersey Legislature. Accessed March 31, 2008.]

She served on the Fort Lee Borough Council from 1993-2004. Voss is a member of the Fort Lee Municipal Alliance Committee, which coordinates community and school activities and served on the Borough's Board of Ethics.

Voss and running mate Robert M. Gordon unseated the incumbents, Green Party candidate Matt Ahearn and Republican Rose Marie Heck, in the 2003 elections to win the Assembly seat. [Kornacki, Steve. [http://www.nownj.org/njnews/2003/1105%20Huge%20win%20for%20McGreevey.htm In huge win for McGreevey, Democrats win control of Senate, gain six Assembly seats] , National Organization for Women New Jersey, November 5, 2003. Accessed July 27, 2007. "former Fair Lawn Mayor Robert Gordon and Fort Lee Councilwoman Joan Voss won the 38th districts seats of Heck and Green Party Assemblyman Matt Ahearn."]

Dr. Voss has taught at Fort Lee High School since 1963. Since 1999, she has served as Department Chair in Social Studies and English. She also has chaired the Science, Math and Guidance Departments. In 1983, she developed a humanities program to help prepare students for college in the areas of philosophy, ancient history, the classics, ethics, and European and Asian history and culture. The Humanities Course was offered for credit at several colleges and universities. She has been an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University, Saint Peter's College and Edward Williams College of Fairleigh Dickinson University. Voss graduated with a B.A. in 1962 from Montclair State University (History and English), an M.A. in 1971 from Montclair State University (Education) and received an Ed.D. from Fordham University (Education).

District 38

Each of the forty districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly. The other representatives from the 38th District for the 2008-2009 Legislative Session are:
*Senator Robert M. Gordon, and
*Assemblywoman Connie Wagner

References

External links

* [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=244 Assemblywoman Voss's legislative web page] , New Jersey Legislature
*"New Jersey Legislature financial disclosure forms"
** [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ethics/FinancialDisclosure/VossJ2007.pdf 2007] [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ethics/FinancialDisclosure/VossJ2006.pdf 2006] [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ethics/FinancialDisclosure/VossJ2005.pdf 2005] [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ethics/FinancialDisclosure/VossJ2004.pdf 2004]
* [http://www.njvoterinfo.org/cb/voss.html New Jersey Voter Information Website 2003]


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