Meet Joyce Waterman for At-Large Council

Whether she is finding innovative ways to enhance our public safety efforts, working to better help our new officers learn about their communities, or empowering women through local programs, Councilwoman Joyce Watterman has worked everyday to prove her dedication to the residents of Jersey City, and I am proud to have her on our team. 

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About Joyce

Joyce E. Watterman was born, raised and educated in Jersey City. She graduated from William L. Dickinson High School and worked at the former Family Health Center for over 13 years. Joyce is married over 40 years and the mother of three and a loving grandmother.

Joyce attended Somerset Christian College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership and Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies. Joyce is the founder of the H.O.P.E Summer program for children which presence a safe, caring and educational environment.  She is the founder of Women Working Together for change; a program which empowers women, Physical, emotionally, economical and Political. Joyce has been a volunteer Chaplin for over 30 years at Eastern State Prison and 8 years at Clinton State Prison.

Joyce and her husband are the founders and Pastors of Continuous Flow Christian Center, where they bring life changing words of strength for today and hope for tomorrow.

Joyce is the Councilwoman at Large for the City of Jersey City. She serves as a Planning Commissioner, Chairs the Disable Parking committee, serve as a member of the Affordable Housing Trust Funds, the Budget Committee, The Jackson Hill Main Street SID, Dissolution of Parking Authority, Chairs the Street Naming and Re-naming committee, Chaplin for the Hudson County Sheriff’s Department, member of NAACP,  Licensed Realtor,  Co-Chairperson of Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board, and former President of the Women Political Caucus of Hudson County.

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“Working with Mayor Fulop to make Jersey City safer, fairer, cleaner and more affordable has been a privilege. With your help, we can continue to build a stronger Jersey City for our families.”

- Councilman Watterman