Douglas Singleterry, Commissioner
COMMISSIONER RESPONSIBILITIES: Public Health & Safety - Department of Health, Emergency Management and 911 Communications.
LIAISON: Business Partnership, Cultural & Heritage Commission (alternate), Family & Community Health Services Advisory Council, Healthier Somerset, Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, Mental Health Board, Raritan Valley Community College, Raritan Valley Community College Board of School Estimate (alternate), Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center Community Advisory Council (alternate), Somerset County Governing Officials, Vocational and Technical Schools, Vocational Board of School Estimate, Workforce Development Board, Youth Leadership Somerset (starting July) and Youth Services Commission.
PUBLIC SERVICE: Somerset County Board of County Commissioners, 2021 – present; North Plainfield Borough Council, 2005-2020.
AFFILIATIONS & COMMUNITY SERVICE: Member, NJ State Bar; Board Chair, Tri-County Red Cross; President, Somerset County Governing Officials Association; North Plainfield Planning Board; North Plainfield Economic Development Committee; North Plainfield Youth Services Committee; North Plainfield Municipal Alliance Committee; North Plainfield Green Team; North Plainfield Rent Stabilization Board; Somerville Municipal Prosecutor; Alternate Municipal Prosecutor for Franklin Township and Manville; Law Clerk for Superior Court Judge.
BIOGRAPHY: Resident of North Plainfield where he lives with his wife and son. Professional: Attorney, author. Education: BA in Economics from Drew University. Juris Doctorate from New York Law School.
AWARDS / RECOGNITION: Service to the Community Award, NJ State Bar Young Lawyers Division.