Carlos Perez, Jr. is the Township’s Health Officer and as such serves as the Chief Administrative and Operations Officer for our Health Department. He is responsible for the execution of all public health laws and the policy decisions for the Township. Licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Health Officer, Mr. Perez is responsible for evaluating health problems, planning appropriate activities to address health issues, developing necessary budget plans to finance these activities, and directing staff to carry out the duties and obligations of the Department efficiently and economically.
In addition to a Health Officer’s license, Mr. Perez holds a NJ Registered Environmental Health Specialist license. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Community & School Health Education from William Paterson University and a Masters of Public Administration in Health Administration from Long Island University. Mr. Perez is currently completing his Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in Urban Health at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Mr. Perez currently has 21 years of public health experience.