About the Mayor


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Mayor Joe Jackson and his wife Susanne have lived in the Birchwood section of Rockaway Township since 2002.  They raised their 3 children in Rockaway Township where they all attended Birchwood School, Copeland Middle School, and Morris Hills High School. Joe is a Senior Manager for ADP where he has worked since 2005. Mayor Joe has been actively involved in the Rockaway Township community including:

  • Mayor since February 2022
  • Current volunteer Meals on Wheels Driver
  • Former Rockaway Township Council President
  • Former volunteer member of Citizens Recreation Committee
  • Former Board of Education Member (head of finance committee and member of negotiations committee)
  • Former President of the Rockway Rockets Football Association
  • Former Board Member for Rockway Rampage Travel Softball
  • Former youth sports coach (soccer, football, baseball and softball)