Hamilton Mayor Jeff Martin Nominates Directors to Lead Two Township Departments
to assemble his leadership team, Hamilton Township’s new Mayor, Jeff Martin,
has nominated two residents to lead Township Departments in his new
Kathleen Fitzgerald, it will be a return to a role that she previously held – as
Director of the Township’s Department of Health, Recreation, Seniors and
Veterans Services. Fitzgerald is a
33-year Township employee who served in that capacity of Director from 2002 to 2007,
as well as Acting Director in 2001.
is a Registered Nurse in the state of New Jersey and holds a NJ Certified
Assisted Living Administrator License. Fitzgerald
also holds certifications in Senior Services Management and Advanced
Gerontology through the Rutgers University School of Social Work. She is a graduate of Steinert High School and
earned her Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing from William Paterson University. Currently
Fitzgerald serves as the Supervisor of the Hamilton Township Senior Center/Division
of Seniors and Veterans Services.
a lifelong Hamiltonian, I am humbled by the opportunity to serve as the
Director of Health, Recreation, Seniors and Veterans Service and look forward
to working with our Township employees in serving our community. I would like to thank Mayor Martin for
placing his trust in me to serve, once again, in this capacity,” says
To lead the Department of
Community Planning and Compliance, Mayor Martin has selected Fred Dumont, a
retired Business Manager of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local
#89, which was based in Hamilton. Dumont
served in a variety of trade labor leadership positions throughout his career, is
a Board Member of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and previously served
as a Labor Liaison to New Jersey State Senate President, Steve Sweeney.
Dumont’s resume includes
service as the Vice-President of the New Jersey State Building and Construction
Trades Council, as well as other leadership positions with Mercer/Burlington
and Monmouth/Ocean Trades Councils.
Additionally, Dumont was a member of the Mercer County Workforce
is a graduate of Saint Anthony’s High School (now known as Trenton Catholic
Academy) in Hamilton. In the area of
community service, Dumont has been involved in youth recreation leagues as a
referee and is a member of the Mercer County Basketball Hall of Fame, as well
as the CYO of Mercer County’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
my experience working with the business community regarding development related
issues, I am excited about my new position and looking forward to being a part
of this administration,” says Dumont, who believes his trade experience will
assist in overseeing Hamilton’s Division of Inspections – part of the
Department that he will lead.
Martin believes his nominates are outstanding and qualified candidates to
assume leadership roles in his administration.
Kathy and Fred, I believe we have two outstanding individuals with the
experience and skills to serve in these leadership positions; and I want to
thank them for their commitment to public service and the citizens of Hamilton
Township,” says Mayor Martin.
nominations will require, and are expected to receive, the consent of the
Hamilton Township Council.