Serves as the legislative branch of County Government.
201 S. Shore Road
Northfield
New Jersey
08225
United States
+1 (609) 645-5900
+1 (609) 645-5922

Board of Chosen Freeholders

John W. Risley, Vice-Chairman

At-Large

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

Term expires 2017

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AD HOC COMMITTEES

Chairperson

Budget and Finance Committee County Asset Review Committee County-Wide Tax Assessment Committee

Member

911 Central Dispatch Committee Opposing Casino Gaming Outside of Atlantic City Homeless Committee Jail Committee Public Safety Committee Solid Waste Oversight Committee

ADVISORY BOARDS/COMMISSIONS

Atlantic County Institute of Technology and Special Services School District Board of School Estimate Police Training Advisory Board Senior Citizens Advisory Board South Jersey Economic Development District (SJEDD) Workforce Development Board (WDB)

BIOGRAPHY

John Risley was elected Freeholder-at-Large in November 2011 and Vice Chairperson in 2014. He previously served on the Board of Freeholders from 1995 to 2004. Freeholder Risley has devoted a lifetime of public service as a past president of the Mainland Regional Board of Education, a Linwood City Councilman, former President of Somers Point City Council and most recently, past Deputy Mayor for Egg Harbor Township. John is the owner and President of L. O. Thomas and Company, Inc. a FINRA/SIPC member investment firm founded in 1929. He has been guiding clients with investment advice for over 35 years. John is a member of M. B. Taylor Lodge in Hammonton and a Past Master of Keystone Lodge in Linwood. John resides in Egg Harbor Township with his wife, Dawn and children, Ashley, John, III and Harold.

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