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Surrogate Frank Bruno
Frank Bruno, Surrogate

Phone:            908-231-7003
20 Grove Street, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876
5-year Term; Expires 12/31/20



Duties: Probates wills: qualifies executors, administrators, and trustees and issues necessary documents for administering estates. As custodian of the funds belonging to minors’ estates, oversees the minors' assets and expenditures until the minor reaches majority. Processes mental incompetencies and conservatorships and handles all adoptions of minors and adults.

Biography: Resident of Branchburg; married, wife Anita; two children. United States Navy, 1965-1968, served on U.S.S. Randolph. Union Carbide Corp., Piscataway, 35-year employee, Health, Safety & Environment Committee, Director, Pensions & Health Regulations Committee, Liaison, and Oil, Atomic & Chemical Workers, Union Officer. Somerset County Surrogate, January 2001-present. Somerset County Governing Officials Association, Program Chairman, 2003; Somerset County Pollution Control Financing Authority, Member; Somerset County Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Member; Bound Brook Borough Council, Member,1992- 2000, Council President, 1994-1998, Police, Fire & Safety, Former Commissioner, Economic Development, Former Commissioner; Bound Brook Planning Board, Borough Council Liaison, 1994-1997; Bound Brook Board of Adjustment, Liaison; Bound Brook-Somerset Senior Citizens Club and Somerset County Recycling Committee, Former Liaison; Green Brook Flood Control Commission, Member, 1992-2000; N.J. Italian-American Heritage Commission Advisory Board, Member; Former Radio Announcer for WDVR FM, host of the Rural Radio Show and Heartlands Hayride; Society for Industrial Archaeology, Member; Bound Brook Arts Theater, Board Member; Crafts of New Jersey, Member; Society of G.K. Chesterton, Member; Knights of Columbus, Somerville Council #1432, Member; Somerville Elks Lodge 1068, Member; Federalist Society, Member; New Jersey Association of Counties, Board Member; and Past President of the National College of Probate Judges.