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OHI's Board Members: Mary Jo Grauso





Mary Jo Grauso, CSW

Ms. Grauso is a graduate of Rutgers University with a major in Psychology. Currently she is the Executive Director of the Lakewood Housing Authority and has served in that position for the last 18 years.


Prior to coming to Ocean County, Ms. Grauso was the Executive Director of the Princeton Housing Authority and the Executive Director of the Hunterdon County Housing Authority. While working as a Social Worker at the Hunterdon County Board of Social Services she achieved her Certified Social Worker license.


Ms. Grauso has been involved in assisting victims of domestic violence by advocating on their behalf with the courts, social service organizations, employers, and schools. She was a counselor at the Women’s Crisis Center in Hunterdon County working in their domestic violence shelter. Ms. Grauso was also employed as a contract family case manager at Ocean Mental Health Services and investigated prospective foster care providers.


She is a member of St. Justin the Martyr’s Church in Toms Rivers and is on the Board of Directors of their St. Vincent de Paul Society, a service ministry that assists local families in need.



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