For Immediate Release:
April 19, 2012
Surrogate named to NJ Supreme Court panel
Rosemarie D. Peters joins
Public Access to Court Records Committee
FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Surrogate Rosemarie D. Peters has been appointed to he Advisory Committee on Public Access to Court Records by the New Jersey Supreme Court.
The Court Records Committee is comprised of judges, court administrators and staff from the state Administrative Office of the Courts. Created in 2009, the group’s role is to provide advice to the custodians of court records, recommend policies regarding modes of dissemination of public records, and make recommendations to the Supreme Court and administrative director regarding any needed changes to New Jersey court rules on access issues.
Peters is serving as vice president of the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey and chief of its Surrogates section. She is also a member of the Supreme Court’s Judiciary-Surrogate Liaison Committee. Peters was graduated from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, Thomas A. Edison State College, Trenton, and Brookdale Community College, Lincroft.
Prior to her election as surrogate, Peters served on the Middletown Township Committee for 18 years, four of them as mayor and three as deputy mayor. She is also a former member of the Middletown Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment. She is a past member of the Executive Board and Legislative Review Committee of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities.
Peters is in her sixth year as Monmouth County surrogate.
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