Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission
In 1983 the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution creating the Cultural & Heritage Commission under the provisions of New Jersey Statutes Annotated 40:33A-1 et esq. The nine member Commission, appointed by the County Commissioners, are charged with the responsibility to develop County programs to “promote public interest in local and county history, in the arts and in cultural values, goals and traditions of the community, State and Nation”.
Donald Esposito, President
Rory Britt , Vice-President
Kathy Faulks, Secretary
Edwin J. Scannell
Melonie Marano, County Commissioner Liaison
Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Advisory Committee
Representatives recommended by each municipality, and officially appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, for the reciprocal benefit of bringing to the Cultural and Heritage Commission matters relating to their municipality, as well as disseminating pertinent information from the Commission back to their municipality.
Cultural & Heritage Commission Staff:
Kaitlin Bundy, Manager
Thomas D'Amico, Historic Sites Coordinator
Natalie Zaman, Program Coordinator
Robert Meyer, Special Projects Assistant
Catherine Bunting, Administrative Assistant