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201 S. Shore Road
New Jersey
United States
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Board of Chosen Freeholders

Ashley R. Bennett

District 3

Egg Harbor Township (Districts 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22), Hamilton Township (Districts 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13)

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

Term expires 2020

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County Asset Review Committee, Homeless Committee, Human Services Committee, Public Health and Environment Committee and Shared Services Committee


Library Advisory Commission, New Jersey Association Counties (NJAC) Second Alternate and Youth Services Advisory Board


Ashley Bennett, a lifelong Atlantic County resident, was elected District Three Freeholder in 2017. While attending Egg Harbor Township High School, she became an Emergency Medical Technician and discovered her passion to serve others. She holds a B.A. degree from Rutgers University in Psychology, where she also minored in Organizational Leadership and was a Ronal E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program Scholar. She went on to earn her masters in Community Counseling at Georgian Court University and a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University, where she worked in The Forensic Neuropsychology Research as a Research Assistant. Ms. Bennett has presented original research at both the Association for Psychological Science and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies National Conferences. She has been in the mental health field for a decade and currently works as a psychiatric emergency screener in a local emergency room, where she conducts mental health assessments and links those in crisis with mental health treatment. She is currently completing two additional graduate degrees in Public Health and Business Administration.

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