Term Ends: December 2024
Joanne Veech was selected August 4, 2011 to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation of former council member Gary Algeier and then was elected for a full term beginning in 2013 and then was re-elected in 2016. Veech, who served as deputy mayor in 2014, mayor in 2015 and then deputy mayor again in 2020, is a long time volunteer who has been a commissioner on the board of adjustment for over a decade and chaired Randolph Township’s Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC), bringing statewide recognition for Randolph’s lead on teen driver safety. She developed and delivered the modified “Alive at 25” program to thousands of adults, police officers and teens and co-authored a “How to Guide” for municipalities to start their own TAC and conduct high school parent and teen programs. Councilwoman Veech was awarded the New Jersey Safety Council’s Distinguished Service Award, “The Beacon Award,” in 2009 and was named a “New Jersey State GDL Champion 2011.” She has served as liaison to the following boards and committees: Recreation, Parks, Library, Board of Health, Safety, Planning Board, Traffic Advisory, Environmental, Trail, and newly formed Randolph Community Garden subcommittee. Joanne is responsible for spearheading the effort behind the community garden at Veterans Community Park and the New Resident Welcome meeting and booklet. She has a long history of service with recreation and high school sports' booster clubs. She has a BS in accounting, an MBA from FDU, and is a NJ Certified Internal Auditor in inactive status. She recently retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and resides with her husband Skip on Tammy Hill Trail. Her two grown married sons Billy and Blaise live nearby.