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Vice-Chairman Thomas J. Sullivan

Committee Assignments

  • Transportation (Chair)
  • Planning 
  • Shared Svcs/consolidation (Chair)
  • Law and Public Safety
  • Labor and Personnel
  • Parks
  • Health Services
  • Organization and Internal Affairs (Agenda)
  • Public Works

Freeholder Board Representation

  • Municipal Advisory Council


Thomas J. Sullivan Jr. was appointed to the Board of Chosen  Freeholders on January 28, 2015 to fill the remaining, unexpired term of the  new Bergen County Executive, James Tedesco. Mr. Sullivan was assigned to serve  on the Board’s Community Development, Transportation, Shared Services and  Consolidation, Law and Public Safety, and the Planning and Economic Development  Committees. As a Freeholder, Tom serves on the Bergen County Board of Social  Services (BCBSS) and the Municipal Advisory Council.

Mr. Sullivan brings his career and experience in public  service and his leadership in Local 164 of the International Brotherhood of  Electrical Workers (IBEW) to the Board of Chosen Freeholders. Tom was served on  Bergenfield’s Borough Council in 1998 to 2002. Tom also served on the Montvale  Borough Council from 2005-2007, where he currently resides with his family.
Starting out as an Apprentice electrician, Mr. Sullivan knows  the value of hard work and knowing the opportunities and challenges that come  along with it. Through many years of innovation and commitment to his  community, Tom was elected Vice President of Local 164 IBEW in 2010 and  President in 2013.

Tom’s wife Jody is a proud second grade teacher at Jefferson  Elementary School in Bergenfield. Mr. Sullivan’s oldest daughter, Kenzie, is a  first-year student at Montclair State University. His youngest daughters, Jaydn  and Kerrin are very active in basketball, softball, and soccer in Montvale’s  public schools.

Tom was born in Jersey City and is a lifelong Bergen County  resident who cares strongly about making Bergen County and New Jersey a leader  in education, economic opportunity, and quality of life.


Freeholder Sullivan
Thomas J. Sullivan

Freeholder Vice-Chairman
Phone: 201-336-6277