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BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

ATLANTIC COUNTY GOVERNMENT

BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

 
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John W. Risley, Vice-Chairman

At-Large

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

Term expires 2014

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AD HOC COMMITTEES

 Chairperson Budget and Finance Committee (Co-chair)
County Asset Review Committee
County-Wide Tax Assessment Committee
Education and Schools Committee
 Member 911 Central Dispatch Committee
Homeless Committee
Jail Committee
Public Safety Committee
Solid Waste Oversight Committee
Tourism/Economic Development Committee
 
 

ADVISORY BOARDS/COMMISSIONS

  Atlantic Cape Community College Board of School Estimate
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)
South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization (Alternate)
Workforce Investment Board (WIB)
 

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.