Ocean County Recognizes Assemblywoman as Ocean County Women’s Advocate of the Year
Toms River-(PR)–The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders joined with the Ocean County Advisory Commission on the Status of Women in recognizing 9th District Assemblywoman DiAnne Gove on being named Ocean County Women’s Advocate of the Year.
In presenting the Assemblywoman with a resolution from the Board of Freeholders, Freeholder Director Gerry P. Little noted the many contributions Gove makes to her community and to Ocean County.
“I am pleased to present this resolution on behalf of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders to DiAnne who serves the citizens of Ocean County with great concern and compassion,” Little said. “DiAnne makes a special difference everyday here in Ocean County.”
Gove, a lifelong resident of Long Beach Township, taught American History for 32 years and served as a mentor and class advisor.
In 1984 she became a Commissioner on the governing body of Long Beach Township and in 2003 became the Mayor of the Township. She was first elected to the 9th District Assembly seat in 2009 and was recently re-elected to it in 2011.
She also devotes her time and talents as a member of the St. Francis Community Center Board, the Southern Ocean County Hospital Board of Trustees, the Ocean County Advisory Commission on the Status of Women and the Long Beach Island Rotary.
“From her days as a teacher and student advisor to her time now in the Assembly, DiAnne continues to make numerous personal, professional and community contributions,” said Freeholder Deputy Director John C. Bartlett Jr., who also attended the recognition event. “DiAnne serves as a role model and good friend to Ocean County.”