Donald C. Asay For Mannington Township

Donald C. AsayThank you for considering me as a candidate for the Township Committee in Mannington Township. The opportunity to serve my community has been an honor. It has been a great learning experience to work with the various members of Township Committee and volunteers during my tenure. Additionally, the Township employees’ experise and advice have made the job enjoyable. Together, the community has worked with many partners to make Mannington Township “The Garden Spot of the Garden State” by preserving over 11,000 acres of agriculturally and environmentally important lands. We have continuted to work to prove Mannington Township is “The Heart of Salem County” with our efforts to save the Salem Medical Center (Salem Memorial Hospital) during some difficult years. This election is a continuation of my commitment to my community and home, Mannington Township, Salem County.

Professional Experience

  • Mannington Township, Mannington, NJ
    Township Committee (1988 – 2008, 2010 – Present) (Mayor 25 years)
  • Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District, Woodstown, NJ
    Educator (1987 – 2008 Retired)
  • Oldmans Township School District, Pedricktown, NJ
    Educator (1972 – 1987)

Professional Appointments

  • Mannington Township Planning Board (1982 – Present)
  • Mid Salem County Municipal Court, Mannington Township Rep. (1992 – Present)
  • Meals on Wheels of Salem County Board of Directors (2009 – Present)
  • Salem County Pollution Control Finance Authority (2019 – Present)
  • Salem Medical Center Board of Trustees (2021)
  • New Jersey League of Municipalities, Executive Board, Salem County Rep. (2007 – 2010)
  • New Jersey Conference of Mayors, Executive Board, Salem County Rep. (2007 – 2010, 2022)
  • Mannington Township Deputy Tax Assessor (1983 – 1985)

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey Education Association (1972 – Present)
  • New Jersey League of Municipalities (1988 – 2008, 2010 – Present)
  • Salem County Association of Local Government (1988- 2008, 2010- Present)
  • New Jersey Conference of Mayors (1995 – Present)

Community Activities and Service

  • Mannington Ruritan Club (1980 – Present)
  • Meals on Wheels Volunteer (2004 – Present)


  • Glassboro State College (Rowan), Glassboro, NJ
    Degree: BA, 1972: Certifications: Teacher of the Handicapped, Elementary Education
  • Rutgers – State Courses for Tax Assessor Training
    1984: New Jersey Certification: Tax Assessor