Kathryn A. DeFillippo
This is Kathy DeFillippo’s third year on the freeholder board and her second year as freeholder director.
She was a councilwoman in Roxbury Township from 2006 through December 2013. She served as mayor in 2009 and deputy mayor in 2012-13 and was also a member of the town’s Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Freeholder DeFillippo has a long history of public and community service. She is a past president of the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce and is currently on the board of the NJ Metro Chapter of the National MS Society. She was the driving force behind bringing the Walk MS to Roxbury in 2006 and has raised tens of thousands of dollars to help find a cure and to raise awareness for people afflicted with this devastating disease.
A graduate of SUNY New Paltz with a BA in education and special education, Freeholder DeFillippo is a retired Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. She was the director of a sheltered workshop for physically and mentally handicapped adults in New York before working in the insurance industry in the Washington, D.C., area, providing medical management and vocational rehabilitation services to injured workers.
Kathy and her husband, Bob, have lived in Roxbury since 1994 with their three children, Scott, Laura Jean and Rob.