Deborah Davis Ford

Phone: 973-621-4487


Fax: 973-621-5695

Room: 558

DEBORAH DAVIS FORD of South Orange was appointed Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders on May 6, 2009, and took her Oath of Office on June 1, 2009.

To the role of Clerk, she brings an impressive 20-year record of corporate experience in the field of personnel training/development and client management, having served as a Corporate Client Manager at a large pharmaceutical company and a Director of a professional services firm providing IT staffing/project management and managed services solutions.

She also held the positions of Vice President of Superior Staffing Services (a woman-owned firm) and Regional Vice President of Transworld Services Group, two other prominent staffing services companies.

Ms. Ford is also a member of the Newark Rotary Club (where she served as the first female President from 1993-1994), serves on the Executive Board of North Jersey Jack & Jill, and is a past member of the Regional Business Partnership, the NJ Transit Advisory Board, the Cancer Care Advisory Board, as well as a past President of the Greater Newark Chamber Small Business Council and Past Chairperson of Partners in Education and Quality. Ms. Ford also serves as a Trustee on the Township of South Orange Village Board of Trustees, where she was elected to her first term in May of 2007 and re-elected in May of 2011.


(973) 621-4486


(973) 621-5695


Board of County Commissioners,
County of Essex
465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,
Room 558 Hall of Records,
Newark, New Jersey 07102