Serves as the legislative branch of County Government.
201 S. Shore Road
New Jersey
United States
+1 (609) 645-5900
+1 (609) 645-5922

Board of Chosen Freeholders

Richard R. Dase

District 4

Absecon, Brigantine, Galloway Township and Port Republic

201 S. Shore Rd.
Northfield, NJ 08225
(609) 645-5900
FAX: (609) 645-5922

Term expires 2019

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County Code Review Committee Education and Schools Committee Green Tree Golf Course Committee


911 Central Dispatch Committee County-wide Tax Assessment Committee Human Services Committee Pinelands Review Committee Roads and Bridges Committee


Cultural and Heritage Advisory Board Local Advisory Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse


Rich Dase has dedicated a great deal of his life to public service. As a member of the staff of U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo, he worked toward resolving constitutent problems; in 2005 to 2007 he served on the Galloway Township Council, and is currently a seventh grade social studies teacher at the Galloway Township Middle School, where he coaches intramural sports and is a member of the school’s Safety Committee and Bullybusting Team. Freeholder Dase has been a member of the Galloway Police Athletic League (13 years as a basketball coach) and Galloway Township Elks Lodge. Prior to his career in education, Rich worked in the advertising department of three Atlantic City casinos and worked as a freelance advertising copywriter. In 2005, he was the highest vote getter of the eight candidates for Galloway Council. He served on the Council’s education, budget and community service committees and was a member of the Planning Board. Rich was elected District Four Freeholder in November 2007 and reelected in 2010, 2013 and 2016. Rich has been a resident of Galloway Township his entire life and currently lives there with his wife Andrea, and children Ayden, Nicholas and Kylie.

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