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Chair of Public Safety & Health Committee

​Middlesex County Freeholder Shanti Narra chairs the County’s Public Safety and Health Committee. Freeholder Narra was appointed to the Board of Chosen Freeholders on Oct. 20, 2016. She brings with her a strong commitment to providing the residents of Middlesex County with the best possible services and resources to meet their safety and health needs and concerns.
Freeholder Narra is a longtime North Brunswick resident. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center. She is a practicing attorney with the Legal Aid Society of New York, where she is a supervisor in the Criminal Defense Division.
Freeholder Narra began her career in public service in 2007 as a Democratic Committeewoman. She then served on the North Brunswick Township Planning Board, where she was actively involved in the development for the North Brunswick Transit Village, a project she would later vote in favor of when she sat on the Township Council. She believes strongly that this project is an example of smart growth that will bring opportunities and benefits to the Township.
She was first elected to Township Council in 2009 and re-elected in 2012 and 2015. Freeholder Narra served on the Council on Affordable Housing and was Liaison to the Public Library. When she served as Liaison to the Open Space Committee, she helped create the Township’s Community Garden on the former Pulda Farm, purchased as Open Space in 2010.
Freeholder Narra is an active member of the North Brunswick Township Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). She is trained in Search and Rescue, Fire Safety, Disaster Medical Operations and received specific instruction from the Red Cross in Shelter Operations. She participated in running shelter operations in North Brunswick during Super Storm Sandy and during the 2015 Warehouse Fire.

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