Councilwoman Annette Jordan


Council Candidate Annette Jordan



Annette has lived in the Borough for past thirty years with her family. This is her first run term serving as a member of Freehold Boroughs governing body.


For the past nineteen years Annette served on the Freehold Board of Education, six of those years as president.


Annette is past president of the Monmouth County School Board Association and serves on the Freehold Municipal Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse, on which Annette chairs the Community Outreach committee. Additionally, she is a member of the Borough Innovation Committee which spearheaded the redesign of the Borough website and successful launched Participatory Budgeting, in which residents submitted ideas and voted on which projects to fund in the municipal budget.  Freehold Borough was the first municipality to implement participatory budgeting in the state. Annette also is a member of the Olde Freehold Day, Spooktacular and the Freehold Borough Centennial committees.

Annette is a 2014 recipient of the John McGackin Renaissance Award.

Annette is the Council liaison to the Human Relations and was appointed by Mayor Higgins to serve on the Finance and Public Safety committees of the Borough Council.

When her children where younger she coached in the Freehold Soccer and Freehold Borough Little Leagues.

Annette has resided in the Borough for twenty-eight years with her husband Bob Jordan, Northeast Deputy Director of Sports for Gannett. Their children, Kassandra and Tyler, are both graduates of our local public schools and have degrees from Rutgers University. Kassandra is also graduate of Columbia Law and works for a Manhattan law firm and Tyler is a member of the Freehold Borough Board of Education and a recent appointee to the Freehold Borough Recreation Commission. Tyler is pursuing his teacher certification.

Prior to retiring Annette worked for nineteen years in several account management capacities at Gannett media.