Joan was elected Lindenhurst Village Trustee in March 2012 and re-elected in 2016. Joan served on the Village’s Two-Family Review Board for three years. She also worked previously as a part-time clerk typist for the Village Court.
She’s married to Dan Masterson and has three daughters: Donna, Doreen and Dawn. Joan has been a resident of the Village of Lindenhurst for almost 50 years and was actively involved in the PTA at E.W. Bower Elementary School when her children were young.
Trustee Masterson and her husband, Dan, have been active members of the United States Guard Auxiliary for more than 35 years. Joan is a crew member and public relations officer, and she’s actively involved in teaching boating safety to adults and children in the community.
As a crew member, she assisted the Coast Guard in the recovery operation after the TWA Flight 800 tragedy and in the aftermath of 9/11, as well.
In addition, Joan served as a member of the Lindenhurst Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #1421 for several years. She is currently a member of the Amityville Yacht Club.
Joan worked for the Town of Babylon as a recreation aide at the Tanner Park Senior Citizen Center for 27 years before retiring from full-time employment. She is currently back working part-time at Tanner Park as an assistant.
Joan attended St. Michael’s Academy and graduated from the Thorpe Secretarial School.