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Councilwoman at Large
Joyce Watterman

City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Room 202
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Tel: (201)-547-5134
email: jwatterman@jcnj.org

Aide: Kia Deadwyler
Email: KDeadwyler@jcnj.org
Tel: (201) 547-5108


 Councilwoman at Large Joyce Watterman 

Term of office
First Elected To Council: June 11, 2013  
Current Term Expires:  December 31, 2017

 Councilwoman-at-Large Joyce Watterman was born, raised, and educated in Jersey City. After graduating from William L. Dickinson High School, she worked for 13 years at the Former Medical Center Clinic. A proud wife of over 35 years, Joyce is the mother of three, and a loving grandmother. 

After graduating Somerset Christian College with a Degree in Organizational Leadership and Biblical Studies, she founded The H.O.P.E Summer Program for children, the purpose of which is to establish safe and caring environments which promote individual and social growth. Joyce has served as a volunteer at Rahway State Prison for over 20 years and Clinton State Prison for eight years, as well. 

Along with her husband, the Reverend James Watterman, Joyce founded the Continuous Flow Christian Center in Jersey City, where together they bring life changing words of strength for today and hope for tomorrow. 

Joyce organized and serves as the current president of the Women’s Political Caucus, Hudson County Chapter. In addition to her volunteer and political activism, she also serves as a zone leader of Bergen Community United, is an active member of the NAACP and also is a Chaplain for the Hudson County Sheriff's Department. 

Dedicated to making Jersey City a better place, Joyce has been the recipient of many awards, including, but not limited to: the Women Making History Award, the Chosen Freeholder Recognition Award, a Hudson County Executive Board Citation & the Dr. James J Burke Award. 

A licensed Realtor, in her spare time, she also gives motivational lectures. Councilwoman-at-Large Joyce Watterman’s motto is, “I’m here to help you become a better you.”


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