Brian D. Levine, Freeholder
FREEHOLDER RESPONSIBILITIES: Human Services - Board of Social Services, Community Development, Human Services, Mental Health Center, Office on Aging & Disability Services, Office of Youth Services, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Volunteer Services, Veterans Services.
LIAISON: Local Advisory Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse (LACADA), Board of Social Services, Business Partnership (alternate), Casino Tax Advisory Committee, County Alliance Steering Subcommittee (CASS), Cultural & Heritage Commission (alternate), Healthier Somerset, Mayors Roundtable/Shared Services Coordinating Council (alternate), New Jersey Association of Counties (voting member), Regional Center Partnership Committee (alternate), Somerset County Governing Officials Liaison (alternate), Vocational and Technical Schools (alternate), Workforce Development Board, Youth Leadership Somerset (until June), Youth Services Commission.
PUBLIC SERVICE: Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Member, January 2015-present, Director, 2019, Deputy Director, 2018, Human Services, Chairman, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018; Franklin Township Mayor, 2004-2014, Franklin Township Council, Member, 1998-2003.
AFFILIATIONS & COMMUNITY SERVICE: Somerset Community Action Program, Board of Directors, Member, 2006-2015; Franklin Township Community Foundation, Board of Directors, Member, 1998-2015; Governor’s Red Tape Review Commission, Member, 2010-present; Building One New Jersey, Board of Directors, Member, 2013-present; Kateri Environmental Education Center, Volunteer, 1988-present; United Way of Central New Jersey, Board of Trustees, Former Member, 1998-2000; Family and Children’s Service of Central New Jersey, Board of Directors, Former Member, 1992-1996, Former President, 1995-1996; Jaycees, Metuchen, New Jersey Chapter, Former Member, 1983-1984, Former Vice President, 1984.
BIOGRAPHY: Married to Lori, two children. Professional: Brian D. Levine, MBA, CPA, accounting and financial consulting practice, Somerset, NJ, 1988-present. Licensure: Certified Public Accountant, State of New Jersey, 1982-present. Education: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, BA, 1980, Major: Economics, Minor: Mathematics/Computers; Rutgers Graduate School of Management, Newark, NJ, MBA, Management with a concentration in Finance, 1997.
AWARD: New Jersey Conference of Mayors, Freeholder of the Year, 2017.