Freeholder Lazzaro was elected to the Board of Chosen Freeholders November of 2015 and sworn in January of 2016. Carl and his wife Pam of 34 years reside in Fredon Township and have four grown children Andrew, Danielle, John and Jeff and several grandchildren. Carl has been a resident of Sussex County for 44 years and owns an insurance business in Fredon Township.
Carl graduated from Columbia High School in East Greenbush, NY and from Rutgers, the State University, New Brunswick Theological Seminary and completed post graduate work at the Post Graduate Center of Mental Health and New York Theological Seminary.
Ordained in 1967 he served as Pastor of the Mission Church on the Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation, Dulce, New Mexico and Pastor of the Forest Park Reformed Church, Woodhaven, NYC. He was Administrator of the Adolescent Treatment Center of Odyssey House and Exec Director of the Labyrinth Drug Treatment Center. He served on the Newton Board of Education, NJ School Board, Board of Directors, Exec Board of Directors NJSIAA, and was part owner of a retail gift shop. He served as President of Newton Rotary and President and Vice President of Sussex County League of Municipalities. Carl also served on the Fredon Township Planning Board, Fredon Township Committee and was Deputy Mayor and Mayor of Fredon Township as well as serving on the Fredon Fire Department and served as Captain and Lieutenant of Fredon EMS. He also serves as Chaplain of the Sussex County Firemen's Association and the Branchville Businessmen's Club.
FREEHOLDER LIAISON APPOINTMENTS
Department of Engineering and Planning, Prosecutor, Capital Projects, Freeholder Director - Planning Board, NJTPA, Sussex County Community College Board of School Estimate, Technical School Board of School Estimate, NJAC.