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Mayor Frank R. FilipekEmail: mayor-filipek@bellmawr.com
Term: Re-elected as Mayor November 2014. Term Expires December 2018

  • Elected Mayor of Bellmawr in November 2002
  • Member of Council (1996 – 2000)
  • Served on Borough of Bellmawr Planning Board
  • Served on Borough of Bellmawr Zoning Board
  • Former volunteer member of Bellmawr Youth Athletic programs, including Bellmawr Little League, basketball and football
  • Director of Consumer Services, Health Department, County of Camden – 34 Years of Service (Retired in 2008)
    • Honored as Employee of the Month by Camden County Board of Freeholders (1977)
  • Former President of St. Joseph’s Polish Church Council, City of Camden
  • Honored Man of the Year by the Polish American Congress of South Jersey (1980)
  • Honored Man of the Year by the Polish Heritage Society (1977)

Councilman Stephen M. Sauter
President of the Council
Email: s-sauter@bellmawr.com
Term: Re-elected to Council November 2015. Term expires December 2018
Committees: Public Works – Chair, Personnel – Member

  • Camden County College & Rutgers University sponsored certificate programs
  • I.T. Technician, County of Camden (October 1980 – Present)
  • Member, Annunciation BVM Church – St Joachim Parish
  • Member, Bellmawr Democrat Club (Past President & Treasurer)
  • Member, Bellmawr Lions Club (Membership Committee – Chair)
  • Member, VFW #7410 Men’s Club
  • Member, VFW #9563 Men’s Auxiliary
  • Life-long Bellmawr resident

Councilman James F. D’Angelo
Email: jdangelo@bellmawr.com
Term: Re-elected to Council November 2017. Term expires December 2020
Committees: Parks & Recreation – Chair, Buildings & Lands – Chair, Construction/Code Office – Member, Communications – Member

  • Bachelor of Arts –  Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) – 1977
  • Chief of Camden County Park Police (retired)
  • Member of Fraternal Order of Police Bicentennial #76
  • Member of Council since 1996
  • Chair of Public Works (2001 – 2013)
  • Former Education Liaison to Bellmawr Board of Education
  • Bellmawr Board of Education Member (1986 – 1996)
  • Member of Bellmawr Baseball (1978 – 1986)
  • Bellmawr Resident of nearly 40 years
  • Married with 2 children & 4 grandchildren

Councilman Steven B. HagertyEmail: shagerty@bellmawr.com
Term: Re-elected to Council November 2015. Term expires December 2018
Committees: Public Safety – Chair, Public Works – Member, Finance – Member, Parks & Recreation – Member, Planning Board – Liaison, Environmental/Beautification – Liaison

  • Owner/Operator of S.B.H. Distributors
  • Employed at Amoroso’s Baking Co. for over 20 years
  • President, Bellmawr Purple Eagles Football (1997 – present)
  • Member, Teamsters Local 463
  • Jr. Vice President, VFW #9563 Men’s Auxiliary
  • Member, Deptford Elks Lodge #2708
  • Life-Long Bellmawr Resident

Councilman Ray BiderEmail: rbider@bellmawr.com
Term: Elected to Council in Nov. 2016, Term Expires Dec. 2019
Committees: Finance – Chair, Public Safety – Member, Parks & Recreation – Member, Personnel – Member, Municipal Court – Member, Board of Education – Liaison, Veteran’s Affairs – Liaison

  • Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education, Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) – 1972
  • Masters of Arts in Elementary Education, Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) – 1976
  • Superintendent of Schools, National Park (2002 – 2009)
  • Principal: National Park School (1979 – 2002)
  • Teacher: St. Michaels School (1970-71), St. Francis deSales (1971-73), Wenonah School (1973- 1979)
  • Administrator, Evaluator of Professors, Rowan College (2009-present)
  • Supervisor, Clinical Practice, Rowan University (2009 – present)
  • Gardner Funeral Home (2009 – present)
  • Bellmawr Liquor Store (1971 – 2008)
  • President, VFW #9563 Men’s Auxillary
  • Treasurer, American Legion SAL Post #72, Brooklawn (2002 – present)
  • Vice President, Garden State Football League (1977 – 1979)
  • Treasurer/General Manager, Bellmawr Hockey (1985 – 2006)
  • General Manager/Coach, Bellmawr Purple Eagles (1971 – 1986)
  • Coach South Jersey Baseball (1980 – 1983)
  • Member, New Jersey Baseball Umpires Association (1973 – 1983)
  • Member, South Jersey Football Officials (1973 – 1977)
  • “Dan McDermott” Award Recipient– Service to Youth of Bellmawr (1978)
  • Member, Deptford Elks Lodge #2708
  • Member, Notre Dame Club of South Jersey (2003 – present)
  • Member, New Jersey Association of School Administrators (1979 – 2009)
  • Member, New Jersey Education Association (1972 – 1980)
  • Member, Annunciation BVM Church, St. Joachim Parish
  • Bellmawr resident of 40+ years

Councilman Jamie CaseyEmail: jcasey@bellmawr.com
Term: Elected in Nov. 2016; Term Expires Dec. 2019
Committees: Personnel – Chair, Construction/Code – Chair, Communications – Chair, Public Safety – Member, Public Works – Member, Buildings & Lands – Member, Municipal Court – Member

  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Accounting, York College of Pennsylvania
  • Patrolman, Haddon Township Police Department
  • Bellmawr Board of Education (past President and Vice President)
  • Treasurer, VFW #7410 Men’s Club
  • State Delegate, New Jersey Police Benevolent Association Local #257 (2001 to Present)
  • Member, Police Benevolent Association (former Camden County Chairman)
  • Softball Coach, Bell Oaks Middle School (2012 to Present)
  • Wrestling Coach, Haddon Heights Middle School (2003-2012)
  • Wrestling Coach, Rohrer Middle School – Haddon Township (2013 to Present)
  • Wrestling Official, NJWOA (2000 to Present)
  • Member/Coach, Bellmawr Girls Softball (2003-2012)
  • Bellmawr resident of 20+ years
  • Married with two daughters

Councilman Paul DeAngelis
Email: pdeangelis@bellmawr.com
Term: Elected to Council November 2017. Term expires December 2020
Committees: Municipal Court – Chair, Finance – Member, Buildings & Lands – Member, Construction/Code – Member, Bellmawr Business Alliance – Liaison, Senior Citizens – Liaison, Zoning Board – Liaison

  • Owner, DeAngelis Auto Repair over 30+ years
  • Member, Runnemede-Bellmawr-Glendora Rotary Club
  • Member (former), Bellmawr Business Alliance
  • Member, VFW #7410 Men’s Club
  • Member, Annunciation BVM Church, St. Joachim Parish; Volunteer of Church/Community events
  • Married with 2 children
  • Life- long Bellmawr resident