Denise Hollingsworth, Councilwoman At Large

 

COUNCILWOMAN AT LARGE

DENISE HOLLINGSWORTH

 

Hollingsworth, Denise Headshot 9-18-19

What the Councilwoman at Large Does – Introduction  

 

On November 5, 2019, I was elected by the citizens of the City of Burlington to serve as Councilwoman At-Large. Sworn in on January 1, 2020, my four-year term expires on December 31, 2023.  As Councilwoman At-Large, I represent the interests of all City residents. Council members perform all appropriate functions with respect to City legislation, including:

  • Preparation of Municipal Budget
  • Writing and Passage of Ordinances to govern the City
  • Voice concerns and complaints of constituents (City residents)
  • Represent citizens while solving problems and planning for the future

 For a more-detailed exposition of Council responsibilities, please see Council page.


TERM OF SERVICE

4 years, Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2023

EDUCATION

Bachelor degree from University of Pennsylvania and Juris Doctor degree from Villanova School of Law


EMPLOYMENT

Current Adjunct Professor

Former attorney with State of New Jersey Office of Attorney General's office
 

AFFILIATION

Co-Chair of Adore's Angels, a foster care placement agency.

Past President and Board member of Historic Yorkshire Alliance.

VP and Board member of Crossroads Program, a provider of housing and related services to at-risk teens in New Jersey.

Peace Corps volunteer Teacher Trainer in Nicaragua.