Monmouth County Surrogate Rosemarie D. Peters and Sheriff Shaun Golden have been named President and Vice President, respectively, of the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey(COANJ) according to a news release from the county.
Golden, a Howell resident, was elected sheriff in 2011 after replacing current Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno when she left for the post in Trenton. Peters is in her sixth year as surrogate and also has been named the Judiciary-Surrogate Liaison Committee for the New Jersey Supreme Court. She also served on the Middletown Township Committee as a committeewoman, deputy mayor and mayor.
Peters served as the vice president of the COANJ this year while Golden served as its secretary.
The membership of the COANJ comes from all 21 counties and includes sheriffs, county surrogates, county clerks and registers of deeds and mortgages.