Brian G. Gallagher

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Freeholder Brian Gallagher

Brian G. Gallagher, Freeholder

Term Expires: 12/31/20
Freeholders Office: (908) 231-7030
Freeholders Fax: (908) 231-8754



FREEHOLDER RESPONSIBILITIES: Public Works – Engineering, Facilities & Services, Fleet Management, Planning Board, Recycling, Roads & Bridges, Solid Waste Management and Transportation.

LIAISON: Agricultural Development Board (alternate) Board of Social Services, Business Partnership (alternate), Cultural Diversity Coalition, Cultural & Heritage Commission, E-Newsletter, Health Insurance Commission, Library Commission, Mayors Roundtable/Shared Services Coordinating Council (alternate), New Jersey Association of Counties (1st alternate voting member), Open Space Advisory Committee, Park Commission, Park Foundation, Planning Board, Raritan Valley Community College (alternate), Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, Regional Center Partnership Committee, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Advisory Board, Somerset County Improvement Authority, Workforce Development Board (alternate) and Youth Leadership Somerset.

PUBLIC SERVICE: Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Member, January 2018-present, Public Works, Chairman, 2018; Somerville Borough Mayor, 2004-2017; Somerville Planning Board, Member, 2004-2017; Somerville Library Board, Member, 2004-2017; Regional Center Partnership Board, Member, 2004-2017; Somerville Emergency Management Committee, Member, 2004-2017; Somerville Borough Councilman, 2001-2003; Former Somerville Fire Commissioner; Former Somerville Parking & Traffic Committee; Somerville Redevelopment Committee, Former Chairman.

AFFILIATIONS & COMMUNITY SERVICE: Somerville Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians; 200 Club of Union County; chaired the first Somerset County Juvenile Conference Committee; served on the New Jersey Conference of Mayor's Board.

BIOGRAPHY: Somerset County resident since 1991. Married to Lisa for 26 years, with five children. Occupation: Sales Specialist, Deptcor, NJ Department of Corrections. Education: New England College, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, 1982.

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