JoAnne Mounce

Joanne Mounce, Mayor Pro TemporeCouncil Member

Term: November 2016 - November 2020
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Joanne Mounce, Council Member, was first elected to the Lodi City Council in 2004 and re-elected in 2008, 2012, and 2016 and has previously served as Mayor. JoAnne is honored to serve the community of Lodi.

Professional Experience

JoAnne has spent 30 years in the accounting and tax management industry. As a small business owner, she focused on business start-ups and assisted many San Joaquin County businesses to untangle government compliance. 

For the past 10 years, she has managed Dougherty CPAs, Inc. This Stockton-based accountancy firm specializes in business taxation. JoAnne develops management systems, sells service packages, prepares complex tax returns and provides direction for future growth of the firm.

Political Experience

As the Council liaison, Ms. Mounce has held many positions within the League of California Cities, including the Board of Directors, two-time president of the Central Valley Division, member of Administrative Services Policy Committee, and member of the Audit Committee. 

JoAnne has served as 2nd and 1st Vice President and will be appointed President of the League of California Cities in October of 2016. This will be the first time since 1952 that a Lodi Council member has been bestowed this honor. JoAnne will advocate on behalf of Lodi and the 481 cities in California, educating our State legislators on the ill-effects of their decisions on California cities and promoting positive change.

Volunteer Service

Engaged locally, JoAnne has served on the Lodi Youth Commission, the San Joaquin Council of Governments, the Lodi Improvement Committee, the Year 2000 Committee, and the City’s finance committee in the early 2000s. As a third generation Lodian, she is an active volunteer with LRWF, the Lodi Historical Society, and many other community organizations.


JoAnne earned her Accounting Certificate from South Lake Tahoe Community College and her Associate in Arts Degree, with honors, from San Joaquin Delta College.

In addition to her volunteerism, JoAnne spends extensive time on continuing education related to tax and ethics courses.