Heather Darling, a 43-year Morris County resident, is in her second year on the Freeholder Board. She brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to the board as principal of the Darling Law Firm, LLC, which she founded, and as president of her father’s real estate business.
Heather has dedicated much of her time to community service, as vice-chair of the Roxbury Economic Development Committee; member of both the Roxbury Zoning Board of Adjustment and Environmental Commission, board member of the Roxbury Chamber of Commerce and president of a group of volunteers who implemented a dog park in Roxbury.
As an attorney, Heather volunteers her time as a Special Civil Mediator and Early Settlement Panelist in the Morris and Sussex County Courts, along with her participation in both State and local public defender programs. She has volunteered with the Morris County Housing Partnership and the County College of Morris Women’s Center. She also is an alumnus the Morris County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Morris program.
Heather earned her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law and earned her Bachelors of Science in Finance and International Business from the New York University, Stern School of Business. Heather’s affiliations also include associate membership in the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey, membership in the Morris County 200 Club, UNICO, past service on the board of Noah’s Ark animal shelter, and participation in the Morris County Clerk’s Operation Give Back program — which offers discounted services to veterans. She also is a member of various other civic organizations.
Heather is the 2019 chair of the Freeholders’ Budget Subcommittee, serves as liaison to the Morris County Housing Authority and Morris County Economic Development Corporation, and is a member of the County College of Morris and Morris County Vocational District Board of School Estimate. She plans to bring economic growth to Morris County through business expansion and job growth.