Joyce Mollineaux, Commissioner

Joyce Mollineaux was appointed as a Casino Control Commissioner by Governor Murphy in June 2021. Her appointment was confirmed by the New Jersey Senate on June 30, 2021 and she was sworn into office on August 2, 2021.

As a longtime resident of Atlantic City, Mollineaux brings to the Commission a full understanding of the importance of the casino industry to the region, the city, its residents, and the casino workforce.

Immediately before joining the Commission, Mollineaux worked in Licensing for the City of Atlantic City. She served as a member of City Council from 2006 to 2008 and was State Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1998 to 2010. Previously, she worked in the accounting department of the former Sands Hotel and Casino for five years.

Mollineaux’s recent experience in licensing, coupled with her background in the casino industry, led to her appreciation of New Jersey’s strong casino licensing system. She is committed to ensuring people in the industry possess good character, honesty and integrity, which forms the basis for the public’s confidence in the casino industry.

Mollineaux’s long service to the community is well known. She served as president of the Atlantic City Citizen Advisory Board from 2019 to 2021. Previously, she was Vice Chairperson of the Human Service Advisory Council. She served as Secretary, and later, President of the NAACP Atlantic City branch. She also served as a member of the Atlantic City Zoning Board from 2003 to 2005.

She resides in Atlantic City.