Woolwich Township, NJ


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Boards and Commissions

Welcome to the Woolwich Boards & Commissions

The Woolwich Township Boards and Commissions are listed on this page. If additional information is available for a specific Board or Commission there will be a clickable link at the bottom of the individual Board or Commission listing.

Please note that the Township of Woolwich is grateful to accept applications from residents to volunteer to positions on boards and commissions as they become available.

To access an Application, please click on the following link:


Citizen Volunteer Application

Note: Applicants will be notified via e-mail when positions are vacant, and again when those vacancies are filled.


Business Development Committee:

 The Business and Economic Development Advisory Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

The Business and Economic Development Advisory Committee will build relationships between the Township of Woolwich, commerce and industry associations and local businesses that encourage an exchange of information, facilitate the growth of existing businesses, promote Woolwich Township as a viable location for new development and investment and enhance the quality of life for residents of the Township.


Nine Member Committee                       Four Year Terms

Member                                                  Term

Sheba Vine                                             1/1/17-12/31/20

Peggy Battaglia                                                   1/1/18-12/31/21

Sue O'Donnell                                        1/1/15-12/31/18

Juanita Thornton                                   1/1/16-12/31/19

Brian Perrotto                                        1/1/16-12-31-19

Jeremiah Hawkins                                 1/1/15-12/31/19

Deborah Margl                                       1/1/17-12/31/20

Vacant                                                    1/1/14-12/31/17

Vacant                                                    1/1/15-12/31/18

Deputy Mayor Carleton & Committeeman Battisti, Co Township Committee Liaisons


Swedesboro-Woolwich Joint Environmental Commission:


The Environmental Commission meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

The Environmental Commission researches and develops ways in which to promote environmental causes and investigates and remediates environmental concerns.

Woolwich Members

Five Members 3 Year staggered terms    One Alternate 3 Year Term 

                                                                            Term Expires

Vacant                                                       12/31/19

Carolyn Grasso                                         12/31/20

Ann Dorsett                                              12/31/18

Paula Hasenauer                                      12/31/18

Michael Tunstall                                       12/31/19


Mayor Schlump, Township Committee Liaison


Joint Land Use Board:

The Woolwich Township Joint Land Use Board is established pursuant to the Municipal Land Use Law and has the power to hear and vote upon land development applications.

The JLUB meets on the first and third Thursday of each month when there is an agenda, at 7:00 p.m.

Member                                            Member Type           Term                            Term Length

Mayor Jordan Schlump                  Class I              1/1/87-12/31/18                   1 Year

Joseph Maugeri                              Class IV            1/1/15-12/31/18                   4 Years

Dep. Mayor John Carleton             Class III            1/1/18-12/31/18                   1 Year

Matt Blake, DOCD                           Class II             1/1/18-12/31/18                   1 Year

Robert Rushton                              Class IV            1/1/18-12/31/21                   4 Years

Michael Iskander                            Class IV            1/1/16-12/31/19                   4 Years

John Casella                                   Class IV            1/1/17-12/31/20                   4 Years

John Juliano                                   Class IV            1/1/17-12/31/20                   4 Years

Sue O'Donnell                                 Class IV            1/1/16-12/31/19                   4 Years

Dave Glanfield                            Alternate #1          1/1/18-12/31/19                   2 Years

Beth Sawyer                               Alternate #2          1/1/18-12/31/19                  2 Years       

Vacant                                         Alternate #3          1/1/17-12/31/19                   2 Years

Vacant                                         Alternate #4          1/1/17-12-31-19                   2 Years

Planner  ~ Tim Kernan of Maser Consulting, P.A. 

Engineer ~ Stephen Nardelli of Fralinger Engineering, P.A.  

Solicitor  ~ Mike Aimino of Aimino & Dennen, LLC 


Contact Person 
Julie Iacovelli, JLUB Secretary
(856) 467-2666 ext.3107



Open Space Committee and Agriculture Development Committee:


The purpose of this Committee is to review and establish ways and means to guide the preservation of open space and agricultural lands and to help to retain and enhance the farming industry as whole.

Three Year Appointments

 Alfred DiBella, Chairperson                  1/1/18-15-31-20

Jarret Vine                                             1/1/18-12-31-20

Jason Johnson                                       1/1/16-1/31/18

Mark Hasenauer                                    1/1/16-12/31/18

Leslie Viereck                                        1/1/18-12/31/20

Paul Lott                                                1/1/16-12/31/18

Vacant                  Alternate #1                  1/1/17-12/31/19
Vacant                  Alternate #2                  1/1/17-12/31/19

Committeeman Vernon Marino, Township Committee Liaison

Meetings are held at 7:00 PM the Second Wednesday of each month at The Municipal Building when there is an agenda (120 Village Green Drive)


Swedesboro/Woolwich Parks and Recreation:

The following persons serve as members of the Parks and Recreation Committee representing Woolwich Township whose purpose is to plan and execute community events.

Annual Appointment

Maureen Nieves

Janet Richardson

Janine Mills

Tiffany Mercer

Elizabeth Cheshire

Lauren Ibbotson

Dave Glanfield

Alt. #1 Deborah Allen

Councilwoman JoAnna Gahrs-Swedesboro Liaison

Committeeman Vernon Marino-Woolwich Township Liaison

Michelle VanDiehl, Park Director

Contact Person 

Michelle VanDiehl
Woolwich Park Director
(856) 467-2666 ext.3300

Activity Information: 
(856) 467-2666 ext.3300

Meetings are held at 7:00 PM the First Wednesday of each month at the Woolwich Municipal Building.