Deputy Mayor Douglas Tomson was born and raised in Hillsborough. A graduate of Hillsborough High School, Deputy Mayor Tomson received a BA in Political Science and Global and Multinational Studies from Rider University. He lives with his wife Rachel, and three daughters Sara, Hannah and Hailey. He is the Government Affairs Director for the New Jersey Association of REALTORS® where he is charged with following, analyzing and working with lawmakers to amend legislative and regulatory measures that have an impact on homeownership and the real estate industry.
Deputy Mayor Tomson was sworn into his first term on January 3, 2012. He is the liaison to Agricultural Advisory Committee, Board of Education, Cable Advisory Committee, Board of Health, Local Assistance Board, Library Council, Recreation and Parks Commission, and the Youth Services Commission. Prior to his election, Douglas served on the Planning Board and Capital Planning Committee since 2008.