12th DISTRICT - PARTS OF BURLINGTON, MIDDLESEX, MONMOUTH & OCEAN COUNTIES
Ron Dancer has been an assemblyman since 2002.
Dancer was mayor of Plumsted Township from 1990 to 2011, and was inducted into the Elected Officials Hall of Fame in 2011. He has served on the Plumsted planning board since 1983 and the municipal utilities authority since 2012.
He served the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971 and then worked as a professional trainer and driver with the Stanley Dancer Horse Racing Stables from 1972 to 1994.
A tireless volunteer for Ocean County, he has been a member of the Board of Social Services since 1985, serving as chairman since 1997. He has also volunteered with the Natural Lands Trust Fund Advisory Committee since 1998, the Senior Citizens Advisory Council since 2002, and Human Services Advisory Council since 2012.
A lifelong resident of Plumsted Township, Dancer and his wife have two children and three grandchildren.