Brunch Fundraiser Supporting Rick Carlson for Neptune Twp. Committee. To be Held at “Sunsets Riverfront.” Contact “email@example.com” for More Details.
Rosemarie D. Peters, ESQ.
Monmouth County Surrogate
Rosemarie D. Peters, Esq., is serving in her second term as Monmouth County Surrogate. She was appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve on its Judiciary-Surrogate Liaison Committee. She also serves as Vice President of the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey and chief of its Surrogates Section.
Before being elected Surrogate, Mrs. Peters was a member of the Middletown Township Committee for 18 years, four of them as Mayor and three as Deputy Mayor. She is also a former member of the Middletown Township Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment. She initiated and chaired the township’s Open Space Preservation Committee and is the founder, past president, and a current trustee of the Middletown Township Cultural and Arts Council.
Mrs. Peters is a past member of the Executive Board and Legislative Review Committee of the NJ State League of Municipalities. She is also a former member of the Monmouth County Environmental Council, former board member of the Monmouth County Mental Health Association, and former president of the Middletown Township League of Women Voters.
Mrs. Peters worked as Director of Public Relations for the McCall Publishing Co., New York City, as well as a cable TV and video producer, an advertising and public relations copywriter, and a freelance writer and editor.
She was named Resident of the Year by the Jersey Shore Chapter of American Institute of Architects for her leadership in developing the Middletown Arts Center; received an Award of Excellence from the Mid-State Arts Resource Team; and was named an Outstanding Alumna of Brookdale Community College.
She is a graduate of Rutgers School of Law-Newark, Thomas A. Edison State College, and Brookdale Community College.
Save the date for the Monmouth Republicans Annual Victory Gala! October 16, 2014 at Navesink Country Club with special guest Congressman Chris Smith.
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Lillian Burry has served on the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2006. In 2008 she served as Freeholder Director, the first woman in County history to be elected to this position. Under her leadership, the Board made many improvements to the County government, including strict oversight of spending and budget practices.
The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders was the only county government in the state of New Jersey that did not raise taxes in 2008. She would go on to hold the position of Director two more times, and presently does.Lillian
Lillian served three terms on the Colts Neck Township Committee, including stints as Mayor and Deputy-Mayor. Prior to that, in Matawan, Lillian was the first woman ever elected to the Borough Council. She currently serves on the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Planning Authority. She has secured 400 acres of open space and recreational facilities for the county, and she spearheaded the establishment of a Veteran’s Community Center. She was also appointed to the Fort Hancock-Sandy Hood Advisory Committee by the Department of the Interior.
She has been named person of the year by the Latino-American Council, the Fraternal Order of the Police, the Conservation Foundation, the Agricultural Commission, Marine Corps League, and Historic Association. She received the 2012 Spinnaker Award, and was the Grand Marshall of the “Open Space Pace (Save the Horse).”