Council Candidate Annette Jordan


Council Candidate Annette Jordan



Annette has lived in the Borough for past twenty-eight years with her family. This is her first run for Freehold Borough Council. For the past nineteen years Annette has 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 currently holds a position on the Freehold Borough Planning Board. She is a liaison to the Freehold Borough Educational Foundation, The Freehold Borough Human Relations Committee, and 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 Unity Walk committees.

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

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, Sports Editor for the Asbury Park Press and its sister newspapers. 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.