Britnee N. Timberlake, Freeholder President / District 3
(108 Districts) Newark: Part of West Ward; East Orange, Orange and South Orange [view breakdown]

Biography
BRITNEE N. TIMBERLAKE of East Orange was elected to her first term as District 3 Freeholder in November of 2014. She is the founding Executive Director of the Essex Community Land Trust (ECLT), an affordable housing organization that expands upon income diversity in Essex County by creating permanent affordable home ownership in suburban areas while also using professionals to warn against predatory lending and promote smart investments. Under her leadership, ECLT has leveraged $1 million to build affordable housing for low-to-moderate income people. She also piloted a program, College Bound Cookies, which helps children raise money for their 529 College Savings Accounts. Freeholder Timberlake is a graduate of EmergeNJ, an organization that trains and develops future female Democratic leaders. She previously served the welfare-to-work population as an AmeriCorps Member in Union County and was the Housing Chair of her local NAACP chapter. She earned her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Religious Studies, and a Master's Degree in Public Administration, both from Seton Hall University. She is the proud daughter of Philip Timberlake, who served as a Sergeant in the U. S. Army's 82nd Airborne, and Cathy Timberlake, an educator of the mentally and physically-challenged.


2015 FREEHOLDER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
Public Safety/Penal Committee - CHAIR
Committee to Review the Code of the County of Essex - CHAIR
Budget Review Committee - CHAIR
Affirmative Action Committee - CHAIR
Agenda Review Committee - CHAIR
Housing and Community Development Oversight Committee - CHAIR
Committee to Review Purchasing Procedures
Finance Oversight Committee
Resource Recovery Oversight Committee
WorkFirst NJ Review Committee
Mosquito Control Committee
Committee to Review Funding for Nonprofits
2015 ADVISORY BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS
Veterans Advisory Board – REPRESENTATIVE
Essex County Improvement Authority (ECIA) Parking Project Committee – REPRESENTATIVE
Essex County Advisory Board for the Disabled – Alternate
 Contact Information:
Email:
Phone: 973-621-4473
Fax: 973-621-5695
Room: 502
Board of Chosen Freeholders, County of Essex
Hall of Records - Room 558, 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., Newark, New Jersey 07102
Tel: (973) 621-4486 Fax: (973) 621-5695