Councilwoman Mary Van Lieu
Director of Public Welfare/Health
Mary Van Lieu have been a councilwoman for a total of 7 years (5 years and currently 2 years). She was an elected mayor for 3 years (The first and only female mayor in Pohatcong history). Mary was the Council liaison for establishing the Historic Preservation Commission in the late 1990s and continued as a member of the Commission. She served on the Planning Board (now the Land Use Board) for 7 years. She has served as Chairperson of the now dissolved Industrial Commission for 2 years. Currently, as a councilwoman, she is Director of Law and Public Safety (Court, Police, Fire Department, Emergency Management, and Animal Control Officer).
Councilwoman Van Lieu has lived in Pohatcong for 26 years. She lives with her husband in the log home he built with thier German Short-Haired Pointer, Heidi.