Stafford Township Mayor and Council

Mayor Gregory E. Myhre


- Ocean Acres resident with his wife, Amber and their three children, Gunnar, Annika, & Aksel

- BS Geography, University of Maryland

- Graduate certificate, Geospatial Intelligence, Pennsylvania State University

- Stafford Township Planning Board member

- Ocean County Natural Lands Trust Fund Advisory Committee member

- Pinelands Municipal Council Member

- New Jersey League of Municipalities Resolutions committee member

- Operations manager for computer network integration firm

- New Jersey Licensed Realtor

- Small business owner in the networking components space for over 10 years

- Former global product manager for a multi-national firm

- Avid outdoorsman, boating, fishing and SCUBA diving

- Eagle Scout, Member of National Rifle Association, NJ Second Amendment Society, &         Marine Mammal Stranding Center

Term Expiring  12/31/2024

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  • US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 7-4 Flotilla Staff Officer
  • American Legion Post 493
  • VFW Post 7172
  • Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #149
  • Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
  • Manahawkin Elks Lodge 2340 (Veterans Committee)
  • Mariners Masonic Lodge 150
  • Allegiance Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club
  • Public Health Team Chief and Company Commander
  • Certified Correctional Health Care Professional
  • Bureau of Prisons Firearms Instructor
  • Manhattan College, B.S. Biology
  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara, School of
  • Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Naval Post Graduate School, Graduate Certificate
  • Navy War College
  • US Army Command and General Staff College
  • US Army Civil Affairs Qualification Course
  • Member of the Cape May County Emerald Society

Term Expiring  12/31/2024

Councilman Robert Henken

  • Stafford Township resident since 1998.
  • Former Board Member of Southern Pop Warner Football (Media Supervisor, Sgt. of Arms, and Vice President)
  • Former Coach of Southern Pop Warner Football, Stafford Roller Hockey, and Southern Rec Ice Hockey
  • Former Assistant Coach Stafford Basketball
  • Former Treasurer for Southern Regional Boys Lacrosse Parents Assoc.
  • Educational Representative for Universal Technical Institute serving Ocean, Burlington and Mercer counties 10 years
  • Married to wife Nicole for 25 years and father to four: Austin, Evan, Cole and daughter Madelyn

Term Expiring  12/31/2024

Councilman Paul Krier

  • Stafford Township resident since 1997.
  • Supervisor of Technical Assistance & Facilities Maintenance at the NJ Water Supply Authority.
  • Earned a degree in Computer Science 
  • Possess NJ State Licenses for Water Treatment and Distribution.
  • Previously served as Stafford Township Councilman from 2012-2015. 
  • Past volunteer as an assistant coach for Girls Basketball and Softball.
  • Former volunteer for the Girls Scouts of the Jersey Shore.
  • Served on the Stafford Township Environmental Commission.
  • Member of the Ocean Acres Civic Association.

Term Expiring  12/31/2024


Councilwoman Lisa D. Mower

Lisa Mower (2)
  • Proud mother of one
  • B.A. Library Science from Northwestern Oklahoma State University 
  • Southern Regional High School Graduate
  • Preschool Director
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Former K-8 Librarian
  • Former ESL Tutor
  • Former Literacy Volunteers of America Tutor

Term Expiring  12/31/2024

Council President Amy Otte

Amy Otte
  • Proud wife to husband of 33 years, Bill, and mother to children William and Zachary
  • Stafford Township resident for over 44 years
  • Owner/manager/operator of Simply Hair and Nails, which has been a staple of Stafford Township for over 35 years
  • Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary member since 1992, and currently the Vice President since 2007
  • Former member of the Southern Football Parents Association
  • Has organized, donated to and collaborated on fundraisers to help all in need in our community

Term Expiring  12/31/2024

Councilman Thomas Steadman

  • Lifetime resident of Stafford Township and proud father of three.
  • Earned a Civil Engineering Technology from NJIT and is a licensed professional engineer in the State of NJ.
  • Extensive knowledge of both the Land Use/Development and Zoning chapters of our Code as well as the Township Master Plan.
  • Member on the Stafford Township Zoning Board from 2010-2017.
  • Member on the Stafford Township Planning Board from 2019-present.
  • Former Volunteer Coach for Stafford Baseball, Basketball and Soccer
  • Former Volunteer Stafford Township Fireman
  • Graduate of the Ocean County Police Academy and former Class 2 Stafford Township Police Officer.

Term Expiring  12/31/2024