Elected Officials

Officers2018-10-19T20:39:59+00:00

President

Meghan Hunscher

Executive Director

Morris County Economic Dev. Corp.

Email: mmhunscher@gmail.com

Meghan has been a member of NJAPZA since 2010 and is currently completing her first term as President. She also has served as Recording Secretary and Newsletter Editor. Meghan holds a master’s degree in Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. She began her planning career at Pennoni, and after several years as the Planner for Montville Township, she assumed her current position as the Executive Director of the Morris County Economic Development Corporation. Meghan considers NJAPZA to be a great organization with wonderful volunteers and feels like it is an exciting time to be involved. Over the next two years she wants to work on raising the statewide visibility of NJAPZA, increasing quality continuing education opportunities for the membership, and implementing the Mentor Program.

Vice President

George Waterman, III

Assistance Land Use Administrator

Neptune Township

Email: gwaterman.njapza@gmail.com

George has been a member of NJAPZA for 10 years. He was appointed Membership Chair in 2014 and elected Vice President in 2015. While serving as VP, George has also chaired the Law and Legislative Committee and co-chaired NJAPZA’s Technology/Social Media efforts. He entered the field of land use and zoning enforcement in 2005 when he became the Zoning Officer in Neptune Township, where he also is the Assistant Land Use Administrator and serves as an EMT volunteer. George holds two associate degrees from Brookdale Community College, one in Math/Science, and another in Sociology/Psychology. He is hap­py to be a part of efforts to increase NJAPZA’s impact statewide and make it a bigger, better organization.

Corresponding & Recording Secretary

Jo-Ann Ricks

Deputy Zoning Officer/Board Clerk

Township of Branchburg

Email: joann.ricks@Branchburg.nj.us

Jo-Ann joined NJAPZA in 2016 when she began working for Branchburg Township as the Deputy Zoning Of­ficer and Clerk to the Board for both the planning board and zoning board of adjustment. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Kean University as well as a Paralegal Certificate from Raritan Valley Community College. Jo-Ann has served on the Association’s Education Committee in the past and was ready to get more involved, taking on the role of Corresponding & Recording Secretary for NJAPZA in 2017. Being involved with NJAPZA has allowed Jo-Ann to grow professionally, network with her peers and most importantly, have fun with her career!

Treasurer

David Kois, PP, AICP

Business Advocate

Hillsborough Township

Email: dkois@hillsborough-nj.org

David has been a member of NJAPZA since 2013 and has served on the By-Laws Committee for the past two years. He wants to get more involved because he feels it is an organization for people who want to be good at what they do. He sees the potential that NJAPZA has for providing meaningful support statewide to those who serve in municipal land-use offices. David holds a bachelor’s degree in Planning from Rutgers and a bachelor’s in Sociology from Montclair and is currently a student in the MCRP Program at Rutgers Bloustein School. Six years ago, he began his planning career in Hillsborough Township as an intern, then transitioned to a full-time position as their Zoning Officer/Assistant Planner. David currently holds the title of Business Advocate/Assistant Zoning Officer

Past Presidents

FRANK VUOSO
SOMERVILLE BOROUGH
908-725-2300, EXT 1962
(2011-2015)

ADELE LEWIS
MAPLEWOOD TOWNSHIP
973-762-8120 EXT. 3201
(2007-2011)

ILENE CUTRONEO
PRINCETON
609-924-5366
(2003-2007)

DAWN WOLFE
LONG HILL TOWNSHIP
(1999-2003)

ANN MACKINNIS
MORRISTOWN
(1996-1999)

NANCY KULL
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP
(1995-1996)

ESTELLE CAMPBELL
ANDOVER TOWNSHIP
(1991-1995)

DIANE J. CHMELIK
READINGTON TOWNSHIP
(1989-1991)

Current officers were elected in November 2017 for two year term expiring November 2019.