ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - The Municipal Clerks' Association of New Jersey has honoroed Hillsborough Township Clerk Pam Borek as Clerk of the Year for 2018/19.
Borek, a Hillsborough resident who has served as Township Clerk since 2012, was recognized at the MCANJ annual meeting in Atlantic City May 1, less than two months after she was recognized by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women as an Outstanding Women in Somerset County.
She was given the "Goverment/Public/Social Service Award by the Commission on the Status of Women March 29, in celebration of Women''s History Month..
Borek graduated from Scranton University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and obtained a Masters in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
She has served on the Hillsborough Millstone Municipal Alliance since 2012 and has been vice chair since 2015. The Municipal Alliance is dedicated to substance abuse prevention and education with a particular focus on awareness for school age children. Borek has also been involved in BOROSAFE, Boro Suicide Awareness for Everyone since 2015.
Borek is the OEM deputy coordinator, public information officer and communications director. She Pam has also served on the Credit Card Advisory Commission since 2012 and has been vice chair since 2014. The Commission administers the Hillsborough Rewards Visa Credit Card program grant application process which provides grants to local, non-profit organizations serving youths and senior citizens.Borek has been involved in CERT, Community Emergency Response Team since 2016. CERT is a program that educates volunteers about disaster preparedness and trains volunteers in basic disaster response skills.
Borek has taken active and lead roles in supporting Hillsborough Township students. She is active in the Hillsborough High School REACH each Internship Program, the Hillsborough High School Sub-Team and the Hillsborough High School “Shop 2” Program. She leads the collaboration with Administration in implementing the REACH Internship Program with over 13 Hillsborough Township Departments and the Board of Education. The mentoring program provides valuable work experience. The Shop 2 program is led by Borek and involves members of the Shop Class designing and building various project upgrades for the Municipal Building.