Below is a candidate survey filled out by David Breen, candidate for the Green Brook Township Committee in 2014.  We encourage Green Brook residents to read all candidate surveys to help make their decisions on Election Day.

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Candidate name:
David Breen

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Political party:
Democrat

Home address:
Warner Avenue, Green Brook

Years in Green Brook:
9

Employer:
NJDOC

Profession:
Correction officer

Short Biography:
I am very much involved in the Green Brook community and would like to serve my fellow residents as a committee person. I have spent more than 20 years as a volunteer fire fighter 8 years in Green Brook. I am a Cub Scout leader. I also coach baseball and a youth coach for over 20 years. I am dedicated to keep Green Brook a great place to raise a family and a safe place.

Family:
I am married to Darlene for 8 years together we have 6 children 4 boys and 2 girls

What elected offices have you held?:
Volunteer positions are president of Green Brook Fire/EMS also Assistant Chief and First Lieutenant

What volunteer positions have you held?:
Green Brook Fire EMS First Lieutenant and fire fighter

Pack 129 Cub Scout leader

Green Brook Relief Association president

Green Brook Little League coach

Green Brook Recreation

What is the most important issue facing Green Brook?:
Taxes are most important also concerned about irresponsible spending

Flooding and the environment and keeping volunteer EMS and Fire

What other issues would you address?:
Cleaning the water ways to help keep control flooding

Communication improvements in town hall

Salaries

Cost efficient government

Public safety

Transparent government

What makes you proud of Green Brook?:
Safe and friendly community

Great school systems

Rustic nature

How will you improve Green Brook's future?:
irresponsible spending

Debris in the brook

More responsible development of Route 22

More communication to residents from town hall

What is your five year plan as a member of the green brook township committee?:
more transparency at town hall

More responsible developing

Maintaining volunteer Fire EMS

Responsible spending

What else would you like the voters in Green Brook to know?:
The only way to help the community is to listen to the people that live here to be their voice on the township committee. I believe we can work harder to find ways to work on the fiscal spending.