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Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Township Committee

Mayor Shawn Lipani

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. Mayor Lipani entered his first full term in January 2019. In his time on the Township Committee, Mayor Lipani has served as Liaison to various boards and commissions, including Board of Adjustment, Board of Fire Commissioners, Credit Card Advisory, Economic and Business Development, Ethical Standards Board, Planning Board, and Veterans. Previously, he has served as Chairman of the Planning Board, Economic and Business Development Commission and the Board of Adjustment. 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.

Deputy Mayor 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.

Deputy Mayor 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 Janine Erickson

Janine Erickson has lived in Hillsborough since 1993, where she and her husband Jeff have raised their three children. Janine earned her BA degree in Communications from Rutgers University. Leaving a career in finance, Janine stayed home for 19 years to raise her family. During this time, Janine stayed active volunteering in the community as well as assisting with the business side of a physical therapy practice that her husband co-owned. In 2017, Janine earned a position working in the Mayor and Township Administrator’s office where she enjoyed working with the various township departments and assisting residents. She moved onto her current position at the Somerset County Park Commission where she has gained valuable knowledge of county government. In 2018, Janine and her husband opened their own physical therapy practice in Piscataway, NJ where Janine oversees the finances of their business.

 

Janine has been a member and Vice Chair of the Economic and Business Development Commission and a member of the Board of Adjustment. Janine participates on the the Opioid Task Force and was a member of the Task Force to Re-open Hillsborough in response to the COVID-19 shut down. Janine was recently appointed member of the committee to celebrate the  250 Year Anniversary of Hillsborough Township and looks forward to celebrating and honoring Hillsborough’s rich history.

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.

Committeeman Doug Tomson

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

Committeeman 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.

Upcoming Meetings

26 Jan
Township Committee Meeting
Date 01.26.2021 7:30 pm
9 Feb
Township Committee Meeting
02.09.2021 7:30 pm
23 Feb
Township Committee Meeting
02.23.2021 7:30 pm
9 Mar
Township Committee Meeting
03.09.2021 7:30 pm
23 Mar
Township Committee Meeting
03.23.2021 7:30 pm

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