Democrat: Serving Three Year Term ending December 31, 2020.
Mr. Joe D’Alessandro was elected to Glassboro Council in 1998 and serves as Chair of the Highway Committee as well as a member of the Health, Welfare & Recreation and the Public Property and Ordinance Committees. He is also liaison to the Glass Museum.
A lifelong Glassboro resident, he and his wife Anna Marie have three children and one grandchild. Joe was instrumental in transitioning Glassboro’s local police dispatch to the County Communication Center, a change that saves local taxpayers approximately $400,000 annually. He also played a key role in implementing the school resource officer program for Glassboro Public Schools.
Joe began his career in law enforcement with the Franklin Township Police Department. He was assigned to highway safety and as lieutenant became a recognized expert in motor vehicle collision investigations. In 1999 he was assigned to oversee the Detective Bureau and Community Policing Unit and was liaison to the Vehicle Homicide Unit of the County Prosecutors Office. He currently works with the Gloucester County Highway Department as an assistant highway supervisor.
Joe has been involved in a number of professional and community activities, including:
Lifelong Glassboro residentWest Point Command & Leadership ProgramPast Member, National Association of Traffic Accident Reconstructionist and InvestigatorsLicensed Realtor (ERA David Young Realtors) and a member of the N.J. Board of RealtorsRetired Member, P.B.A local 122Little League Coach for 14 yearsPrevious Member, Glassboro Zoning Board (1996-98)Chairperson, Highway Department; Member of the Welfare & Recreation and the Public Property & Ordinance Committees.Involved in the development and recent dedication of the new Town Square on Rowan Boulevard.Instrumental in transitioning local police dispatch to County Communication Center, saving local taxpayers $400k annually.Played key role in implementing the School Resource Officer Program in Glassboro Schools, enhancing safety and community education programming for local families.Retired Police Lieutenant, Franklin Township (26 years).Member, Saint Anthony’s Beneficial Society.