Tom Menard – Tom Menard was elected to Borough Council in 2018. He has been a life long resident of Mountain Lakes. He started his construction business here which is celebrating it’s 25th year anniversary. His wife, Mary Menard, is also a long time Laker having grown up here as well. He served on the board of the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms for 10 years. He is the past President of the Medical Needs Foundation, a member on the Department of Public Works Committee and the Borough Hall Renovation Committee. He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware. As an engineer and builder, his strengths lie in reviewing planned infrastructure and development projects and confirming that they are brought in on time, on budget and that they conform with the master plan.
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Lauren Barnett– was elected to Borough Council in 2016. She has been an active member of the Mountain Lakes community since moving here in 2008 with her husband Dan and three children. Lauren served on the board of the Home & School Association and the Mountain Lakes Sailing Association. She chairs the Briarcliff Book Fair and has been active in coaching travel soccer and Destination Imagination, a youth program that celebrates innovation and teamwork. Lauren has over a decade of experience in management consulting. She was a Senior Engagement Manager for the Strategy & Change consulting practice of IBM Global Services and also served as the Business Operations Manager for the practice. Lauren has a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
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Dan Happer -was appointed to the Borough Council in September 2008. He served as Mayor in 2013 and 2014 and as Deputy Mayor in 2011 and 2012. He previously served on the Lakes Management Advisory Committee. He was a board member and swim official for the Mountain Lakes Swimming and Diving Association for ten years and served as President of the Association for seven years. He has served as a den leader and Treasurer for Cub Scout Pack 10 and was a member of the Mountain Lakes Sailing Association. Dan is a CPA and prior to his retirement was a vice president and assistant treasurer for a large global company. He and his family have lived in Mountain Lakes since 1998.
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Cynthia Korman– was elected to Council in 2016. She has lived in Mountain
Lakes since June 2000, and has been a long time member of the town’s League of
Women Voters. Cynthia has been a Junior Track coach, and is a member of
the town’s Garden Club and Mountain Lakes Professional Womens’ Forum.
She and her husband are the proud parents of three Lakers.
Professionally speaking, Cynthia has owned a small healthcare-industry-focused
consulting practice since 1993, and has served on the boards of several
professional associations. She has a BA in Political Science and an MS
in Public Policy Analysis from the University of Rochester, and an MBA from
New York University’s Stern School of Business.
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Audrey Lane – Audrey Lane was elected to Borough Council in 2018. She and her husband Brett moved their family into town 11 years ago, and feel fortunate to call Mountain Lakes home. Eleven years ago, Audrey began volunteering with the Spirit 5k, church, school and sports events. She coached recreation lacrosse and field hockey, is currently treasurer for the MLHS Ice Hockey program, and loves supporting the Mountain Lakes teams. In 2013, Audrey was hired as the Borough Recreation Director. In this capacity, she served on the DPW committee and the Trout Derby Committee -and she continues to serve on those committees. As Recreation Director, Audrey was honored to organize town events including Fourth of July Races, The Easter Egg Hunt, The Menorah Lighting and The Tree Lighting. Audrey graduated from Johns Hopkins University where she was named a Louis Azrael Fellow. She previously worked in the publishing industry and is the owner of an online retail business.
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Chris Richter – Christopher Richter is a 30-year resident of Mountain Lakes. He is married to his wife Marsi for 31 years and has three (3) children Cally (27), Colette (25) and Kevin (20), all born and raised in Mountain Lakes and graduating from Mountain Lakes High School. He is a Senior Vice President of Development for Avison Young’s New Jersey office. Mr. Richter is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the land development and the entitlement process. He has over thirty-five years of experience in the areas of civil engineering, land planning, project management and real estate development.
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Khizar Sheikh – Khizar Sheikh was elected to Borough Council in 2020. He has been a resident of Mountain Lakes since 2007 with his wife Nadia and two sons. Prior to being elected to Council, Khizar served Mountain Lakes as Zoning Board Vice-Chair, Environmental Commission Chair, Economic Development Committee member, and Little League Executive Board member. His charitable focus is children and families, and he has served as Board Chair of Family Intervention Services and on the Executive Board of Center for Family Services. Khizar is an attorney and provides cybersecurity, privacy, and technology counsel to large, global companies. Khizar is a graduate of Hamilton College (BA, 1996, Biochemistry), Rutgers University (JD, 2003), Leadership New Jersey (Class of 2010), and Leadership Morris (Class of 2013).
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