(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., 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 (Heck did not run for reelection, instead choosing to run for the district's State Senate seat that year and losing to Joseph Coniglio
).Kornacki, Steve. , 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."
Voss taught at Fort Lee High School
beginning in 1963. She served as Departmental Assistant of the Social Studies and English Departments from 2000 to 2003. She had previously functioned... Read More