BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host Somerset County Freeholder Director Brian Levine at a Feb. 22 luncheon at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Freeholder Director will discuss his priorities in support of the Somerset County business community in 2019 and beyond.

 Levine is ex officio to all county departments and divisions and liaison to Constitutional Officers, Courts, and Criminal Justice. He also serves on the Board at the Somerset County Business Partnership and is a member of the New Jersey Association of Counties, the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, and other organizations that impact business in Somerset County and beyond. He has been a member of the Board of Chosen Freeholders since January of 2015 after serving as Mayor of Franklin Township from 2004 to 2014. He is a Certified Public Accountant operating an accounting and financial consulting practice.

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“Freeholder Director Levine offers a unique perspective on Somerset County, operating his own business and serving as both a Mayor and now as a Freeholder,” said John Anderson, co-chair of the Somerset County ELC. “He is hands on with County government, Raritan Valley Community College, the Workforce Development Board, and business leaders. All this leads to insight into Somerset County business that few can offer.”

Registration is $30 and includes lunch. A cash bar will be available. Seating is limited and participants are encouraged to register online at

Payment may be made online by credit card or by check made out to the Somerset County Business Partnership. A voucher can be mailed ahead in the name of Somerset County ELC to the Somerset County Business Partnership, 360 Grove St., Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807.

For information on the activities of the collaborative organization contact Mike Kerwin at 908-218-4300 or email


Somerset County Freeholder Director will speak at the February 22, 2019 Employer Legislative Committee meeting at Verve Bistro in Somerville beginning at 11:30 A.M.