MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn-Short Hills Democrats announced their two candidates for Millburn Township Committee following the April 4 filing deadline. The seats currently held by Democrat Cheryl Burstein and Republican Robert Tillotson are up election come November. The Democratic Committee issued the following biographies for their candidates.
Cheryl Burstein, the current Mayor, has lived in Millburn Township for almost 30 years, for the first 26 years in the South Mountain section and now in the Wyoming section. Cheryl raised her two daughters here and has been deeply committed to and actively involved in the community. Cheryl was very active in her synagogue, sitting on both the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. She also sat on the Township’s Zoning Board of Adjustment for seven years. Cheryl is a practicing attorney with Mandelbaum Salsburg in Roseland and sits on its Executive Committee. Cheryl has served for many years as counsel to the Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad on a pro bono basis.
Jacqueline Benjamin Lieberberg has lived in Short Hills since 1991 and resides in the Deerfield Section with her husband, Fred. They raised two children, now ages 26 and 22, who both attended Millburn Schools from kindergarten through High School. She grew up in nearby Springfield, attended Jonathan Dayton HS and is a graduate of Rutgers College. Ms. Benjamin Lieberberg currently serves on the Senior Citizen Advisory Committee and was the Co-President of the MHS PTO from 2011-2013. She continues her involvement at MHS and delivers an annual resume prep and interviewing skills workshop for Juniors. Jacqueline is the Managing Director of Entrenet Ltd LLC— an executive recruiting firm that services both the financial services industry and privately held businesses with senior talent acquisition. She also provides Career Placement Services for both recent College Grads and Seasoned Professionals looking for career advice and re-launch strategies. Jacqueline’s husband, Fred, was in the restaurant business for many years and was the owner of the Minuteman Restaurant in Bernardsville.