|Name||Robert D. "Rob" Clifton|
|Address||237 Matawan Ave. |
Matawan, New Jersey , United States
|| December 31, 1968
|Last Modifed||Mr. Matt|
Jan 11, 2012 02:16pm
|Info||Freeholder Clifton is serving his second three-year term on the Board of Chosen Freeholders, having been re-elected on November 6, 2007. |
Freeholder Clifton was the Mayor of Matawan Borough from 1996 until 2005. In addition, he has served on the borough’s unified Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment, the Board of Health, and the Monmouth County Board of Drug & Alcohol Abuse Services. He also has served as chairman of the Bayshore Conference of Mayors. In 2008, he served as deputy director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
He has been employed by Comcast Cable Corp. as Director of Government and Community Affairs since 2001. Prior to that, Freeholder Clifton was Director of Industry Relations for the New Jersey Pavement and Asphalt Association, where he acted as liaison between the trade association and municipalities throughout the state regarding road improvement issues. He also served as an assistant to the Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and a legislative aide to former Assemblyman Michael P. Arnone.
Freeholder Clifton was born and raised in Matawan, where he attended local elementary schools and St. John Vianney High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science at Rider University, Lawrenceville, N.J., and a master’s degree in political science at the University of Richmond, Va.
As Freeholder, Mr. Clifton oversees Finance and Information Technology which includes offices of the Finance, Improvement Authority, Information Technology Services, Purchasing, Records Management and Treasurer.
Freeholder Clifton and his wife, Tracy, reside in Matawan with their two young sons, R.J. and Jack.
Ousted veteran Freeholder Edward J. Stominski in the 2004 Republican Primary.