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Board of Freeholders

Jonathan M. Rose (R)
Freeholder Director
(Term 1/1/16 to 12/31/18)
Jonathan M. Rose (R)

Sussex, NJ

Freeholder Jonathan Rose was born in 1979 in Sussex County. He and his family lived in Wantage, NJ during his childhood.

After graduating from High Point Regional High School, he enrolled at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ where he majored in computer science, mathematics and physics.

After graduating from Rutgers in 2001, Jon returned to Sussex County. He started a business called Farious Net Solutions. FNS is a high tech company specializing in building and maintaining networks and computer systems for small to medium sized businesses.

Jon's call to public service began in 2003 when he was appointed to serve on the Sussex Borough Planning/Zoning Board. In 2005, Jon was appointed to fill an unexpired term on the Sussex Borough council. He was elected to that position in 2007, and served 7 years in that capacity before running for and winning the Sussex mayoral election in 2011. He served as Sussex Borough Mayor from 2012 through 2015.

In 2015 Jon sought and won election to the Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders. He was sworn in in November, 2015 to fill an unexpired vacancy. In his spare time Jon enjoys many outdoors activities that Sussex County so beautifully provides.


Department of Finance and Library Services, Board of Taxation, Solid Waste Advisory Council, Budget Committee, Sussex County Community College, Freeholder Director - Planning Board, Sussex County Community College Board of School Estimate.

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