Monday - Friday
8:00 - 4:30
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Township Committee

Mayor Doug Tomson

Doug Tomson was born and raised in Hillsborough. A graduate of Hillsborough High School, 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. 

Mayor Tomson was sworn into his first term on January 3, 2012. He has previously been 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.

Deputy Mayor Shawn Lipani

Deputy Mayor Shawn Lipani is a life-long resident of Hillsborough and has been active in the community for many years, serving on many Township Boards and Commissions. Committeeman Lipani entered his first full term in January 2019. He is serving as Liaison to Board of Adjustment, Board of Fire Commissioners, Credit Card Advisory, Economic and Business Development, Ethical Standards Board, Planning Board, and Veterans. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Hillsborough. A graduate of the University of Rochester majoring in Political Science and minoring in International Relations, Lipani co-manages Central Jersey Nurseries, a family-owned business in Hillsborough. Shawn resides with his wife Tara and daughter Anastazia.

Committeeman Frank DelCore

Frank DelCore has lived in Hillsborough since 2001 with his wife Renee, and their two daughters Rebecca and Kristin. He holds an MBA in Finance from Rutgers University Graduate School of Management, along with a BA Degree in Communications, also from Rutgers University. He is a real estate and finance professional currently employed by Nokia Corp in Murray Hill, NJ as the North America Real Estate Leader. Prior to joining Nokia/Alcatel Lucent, he was a Vice President for Fleet Bank in NJ.

Committeeman DelCore, who served as Mayor in 2009 and 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019 and as Deputy Mayor, in 2008 has also served as liaison to the Capital Planning Committee, Recreation Commission, Police, Rescue Squad, Emergency Management, Economic & Business Development Commission, Municipal Alliance, Historic Preservation, Planning Board, Sign Review Committee and Sustainable Hillsborough Commission.

Committeewoman Olivia Holmes

Olivia Holmes has lived in Hillsborough for 35 years. She is married with two boys, both graduates of Hillsborough High School and both went on to college. Olivia is the owner of Olivia Holmes Photography, located here in Hillsborough, specializing in family and individual portraits. She was born in Berkeley, California and attended San Francisco State University. She put herself through school by working on Amtrak trains waiting tables. She moved to New York City and attended classes at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She moved to Hillsborough after she was offered a job at the McCarter Theater.

Olivia has been involved in local politics and was a Democratic District Chairperson since 2014. She currently serves as Liaison to the Board of Ethics, Board of Health, Historic Preservation Commission, Recreation And Parks Commission, Sign Review Committee, and the Wildlife Management Commission.

Committeewoman Gloria McCauley

Gloria McCauley is entering her 12th year of serving on the Hillsborough Township Committee. She served as Deputy Mayor in 2010, 2012 and 2017, was unanimously selected to serve as Mayor for 2011 and again in 2018.

Committeewoman McCauley, has served as liaison to the following functional areas as well as many Boards and Commissions: Public Safety and Emergency Services, Economic and Business Development Commission, Hillsborough-Millstone Municipal Alliance, Parks Commission, Recreation Commission, Senior Citizen Housing Council, Sign Review Committee, Sustainable Hillsborough Committee and Finance Committee.

Prior to being elected to the Township Committee in 2008 and sworn in in 2009, Committeewoman McCauley, a 29 year Hillsborough resident and local businesswoman, served as an elected member to the Township’s Charter Study Commission in 2007. She was also a member of the Somerset County Planning Board in 2007 and was chosen as outstanding woman in Somerset County in 2008 for Public Service.

Upcoming Meetings

27 Oct
Township Committee Meeting
Date 10.27.2020 7:30 pm
10 Nov
Township Committee Meeting
11.10.2020 7:30 pm
8 Dec
Township Committee Meeting
12.08.2020 7:30 pm
22 Dec
Township Committee Meeting
12.22.2020 7:30 pm