Deputy Republican Leader David W. Wolfe
District: 10 – Ocean County
Born: October 11, 1942
Education: B.A. Westminster College (History), M.Ed. University of Delaware
Legislative Service: General Assembly 1992-present, Assistant Leader 2002-present, Assistant Majority Leader 1996-98
Commitee(s): Education; Transportation, Public Works & Independent Authorities
David W. Wolfe served on the Brick Township Council from 1976 to 1991, and was council president from 1980 to 1981 and from 1987 to 1988.
His various appointments and memberships include the following: former chairman of the State Beach Erosion Commission, chairman of the Commission on Business Efficiency of the Public Schools, member of the Governor’s Advisory Panel on Higher Education Restructuring, member of the Joint Committee on Public Schools, Advisory Board member of Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, board member of Ocean Federal Foundation, Preferred Behavioral Services Board of Directors, member of the Brick Township Republican Club and former member of the Brick Township Jaycees and Lions.
Wolfe has been honored with the Association of Retarded Citizens Humanitarian Award, and the Ocean County College Alumni Distinguished Service Award. In 1995, Wolfe was named Brick Township’s Republican of the Year. He has been given a Certificate of Appreciation from Richard Stockton State College of New Jersey and Veterans Memorial Elementary School.
Born in Williamsport, Pa., Wolfe attended public schools there and graduated from Westminster College in 1964. In 1967 he received a master’s degree in education at the University of Delaware. He also participated in the Honor Program at American University in 1963, and took doctoral studies in education at Rutgers University. A former professor of psychology at Ocean County College in Toms River, he now works there as an administrator to the president.
In 1984, the assemblyman married the former Carol A. Carmilli. His children are John, Karen, Laura, Elise, David and Jonathan.top