In addition, she represents Nassau and Suffolk Counties as District Director of the New York State Town Clerks’ Association (NYSTCA); and liaison to NYS Department of Health (Division of Vital Statistics) and NYS Department of Motor Vehicles (Disability Parking Permit Division).
Jo-Ann has been a resident and active community member of Huntington for a major portion of her lifetime. Both of her now adult children, Andrew and Diane, were graduates of Town of Huntington Schools. As one of the most respected women in Suffolk County, she is an example to all women desiring to enter public service. Outside of her official duties, she has given unselfshly of her time and talents to improve the quality of life in Suffolk County through the many local, state-wide and national business, civic and charitable organizations to which she belongs. Her contributions, personal and professional, have been recognized and honored by a variety of awards presented to her by those organizations.