Join the Middlesex County Regional’s Government Affairs Committee for “Meet Your Elected Leaders” on Tuesday, August 25th, 9 AM.
Our Virtual “Meet Your Elected Leaders Series” is designed to provide Members and Guests with the Opportunity to Connect with their Elected Leaders. The interactive Discussion Moderated by Government Affairs Committee Chair, Bill Neary.
About Our Featured Speaker: Freeholder Leslie Koppel, Middlesex County
Middlesex County Freeholder Leslie Koppel chairs the County’s Finance Committee. Freeholder Koppel was appointed to the Board of Chosen Freeholders on Feb. 16, 2017. She is committed to improving the quality of life for all residents and to provide them with affordable programs and services. Freeholder Koppel is a lifelong resident of Monroe Township. She earned her Master’s Degree in Politics and Public Policy at the Bloustein School at Rutgers University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at Hunter College. Even before her time as a Freeholder, Freeholder Koppel showed a dedication to public service. She served as Monroe Township Council President and Councilwoman At-Large since 2006. During her tenure on the Council, Freeholder Koppel served on the Cultural Arts Commission and on the Middlesex County Transportation Coordinating Committee. In addition to her public service as a member of the Township Council, Freeholder Koppel has served as former President of the Barclay Brook/Brookside Schools PTA and as a member of the Monroe Township Board of Education Ad Hoc and Strategic Planning Committees. She has also served as Chair of the Mercer County Human Service Advisory Committee.
Currently, Freeholder Koppel is the Director of Rise – a Community Service Partnership, a non-profit community organization that provides social services and support in the East Windsor and Hightstown area. Freeholder Koppel also brings 16 years of retail sales and management experience to her role as Chair of the Finance Committee.