Term Ends: December 2024
Joe Hathaway was appointed in May of 2022 to fill the vacant council seat following Lance Tkacs' retirement. He was then elected in November 2022 to fill the remainder of the unexpired term. Joe is a graduate of Yale University where he majored in political science. He also played varsity football, earning All-Ivy League honors. Professionally, Joe has spent over a decade in corporate affairs and communications, both in the public and private sectors. He has managed executive communications and operations in the healthcare industry, both at global pharmaceutical companies as well as healthcare technology and marketing agencies. He also has years of experience in financial services, having spent time at large, publicly traded institutions, as well as specialty insurance firms. Joe was named to public relations industry trade publication, PRWeek's 40 Under 40 list in 2016. From 2010 to 2014, Joe worked for the state of New Jersey as an advance director for the Office of the Governor, leading operations and logistics for all public engagements between the office, constituents and municipalities across the state. A lifelong New Jersey resident, Joe attended Clifton High School, where he captained the football and track teams, and where he still holds the shot-put record. He was inducted into the Clifton High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015. Prior to Joe's appointment to the township council, he served on the Randolph Recreation Advisory Committee. Outside of Randolph, Joe is a member of the Yale Football Alumni Association. He and his wife Whitney live on Wilkeshire Boulevard in the Center Grove section of the township with their two young children, James and Elle.