Kate Gibbs

Board of Chosen Freeholders
Title: Freeholder Director
Phone: 609-265-5020

Town of Residence: Lumberton
Term Expires: December 31, 2018
Gibbs was elected in a bi-partisan and unanimous vote of her fellow Freeholders to serve as Director of the Board for 2018, after serving as Deputy Director in 2016 and 2017.

Gibbs lives in Lumberton with her Burlington County Animal Shelter rescue-dog Fitz. She currently works in Business Development for the Engineers Labor-Employer Cooperative, a collaborative trust that represents the interests of Local 825 Operating Engineers and focuses on promoting economic development and job creation in our region and the entire State of New Jersey.

Prior to joining the Freeholder Board, Gibbs served on the Rowan College at Burlington County Board of Trustees where she worked closely with the County’s new Workforce Development Initiative and played an active role in establishing the College’s partnership with Rowan University, paving the way for the 3+1 program which provides access to a four-year bachelor’s degree for under $30,000 – total.

She received her Master’s in Business Administration from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, graduating Summa Cum Laude after earning a B.A. from The American University in Washington, DC, graduating Cum Laude with a Double Major in Public Communications and Political Science.


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