Chair of Business Development & Education Committee
Middlesex County Freeholder Kenneth Armwood chairs the County’s Business Development and Education Committee. Freeholder Armwood’s accomplishments reflect his dedication to offering the best possible services and tools for businesses to thrive and students to learn.
A lifelong Piscataway resident, Freeholder Armwood is a graduate of Rutgers University. He began his career in public service at the age of 19, when he was elected to the Piscataway School Board.
Freeholder Armwood’s experience in government also includes election to the Piscataway Township Council (2004-2013), where he served as Council President in 2008 and 2013. As a councilman, Mr. Armwood was involved in the renovation of Quibbletown Park, where the “All Children’s Playground” was designed for children with or without disabilities so that they can play together, providing Middlesex County with one of the most unique parks in the State.
Freeholder Armwood also has served as a member of the Middlesex County Task Force on School Violence, which created an emergency response manual for schools throughout the County. It has since been used as the model for a state program.
Appointed to the Freeholder Board in March 2013, Freeholder Armwood oversees the Middlesex County Business Development and Education Committee, which fosters economic, cultural, artistic and educational development. He was the force behind the County’s first ever Business Summit, which drew 200 people to learn of the partnerships the County has made to meet the growing and changing needs of the business community.