“The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.”

– St. Thomas More

CourthouseSteps1Our Community

The seat of Monroe County, Stroudsburg is strategically located at the junction of Interstate 80, Route 611and Route 209, two hours west of New York City and two hours north of Philadelphia. Known as the “Gateway to the Pocono Mountains” for its thriving tourist trade, the area is renowned for its scenic beauty, hunting and fishing opportunities, and numerous resorts.It also is home to much light industry and a growing digital technology sector as these businesses move into business-friendly northeastern Pennsylvania.

Jane Roach Maughan has been an integral part of this community since 1986, when she moved here with her family drawn by quality of life opportunities. Her active involvement with numerous commercial, civic and volunteer organizations has established wide and deep roots in the area. She is particularly involved in issues concerning families,growth and the environment.

During this time, Mrs. Maughan has been or is now instrumental in these organizations:

  • United Way Volunteer & Solicitor
  • Pocono Mountains Chamber Of Commerce: Executive Committee
  • Empowering Our Daughters, Inc.: Past President And Founder
  • Monroe County Bar Association: President, 2013
  • Pocono Mountain Open Space Initiative: Steering Committee
  • Pocono Township: Former Elected Committee Woman
  • Headstart Capital Campaign: Cabinet Member
  • Brodhead Watershed Association: Member
  • Rotary Club of the Stroudsburgs: Member
  • Pocono Mountain Quilters’ Guild: Member and Vice President
  • Girl Scout Leader, Brownie Troop 183
  • Pocono Lively Arts: Board Member
  • Leadership Pocono: Board Member
  • Recipient, 1997 Athena Award
  • Leader, Pots & Pins 4H Club