The Chester Lioness Club plans to meet for dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Thur., Feb. 2, in the Lamplighter Restaurant in Chester. Attorney Ann F. Grossi, the Morris County clerk, will be featured. The Morris County clerk is a Constitutional officer, holding a position that is established by the New Jersey Constitution. The term of office is five years. Ann will give an overview of the duties of her office and answer relevant questions.
Grossi grew up in Parsippany and lives in her family home with her husband and daughter. She considers herself a public servant who has dedicated her life to serving the people, her community and the residents of Morris County.
Within her office, she manages six diverse departments, staffed by 38 employees. From 2010-2013 she sat on the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Her duties as the Morris County clerk have expanded throughout the years to include the recording and maintenance of every conveyance of real property such as deeds, mortgages, liens, maps and other related legal documents. The office also is a passport application acceptance facility, is the issuer of ID cards to Morris County residents and veterans, the recorder of military discharge records of veterans, administrator of the oath of office to all Notaries Public, records the trade name certificates of all non-incorporated businesses, officiates marriage ceremonies and administers several important election functions.
Community residents are invited to attend his dinner meeting by reservation. For reservations, or to learn more about the Chester Lioness Club, call Lioness Holly Simmenroth at 908-879-5932.