Richard Vohden is a Sussex County Freeholder. He is on the Board of Trustees for the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and is on the Board of Directors for New Jersey Association of Counties.

He served as Chairman of the Green Township Environmental Committee for 18 years, was a member of the Green Township Planning Board for 15 years and a member and past chairman of the Township Open Space Committee.

He served for 7 years as Chairman of The Sussex County Open Space Committee, 7 years as a member and past Chairman of the Sussex County Planning Board, and as a member of the County Strategic Growth Committee.

Mr. Vohden has been farming in Green Township since 1983, full time for the last 22 years. Prior to farming, he worked for 35 years in the construction industry; the last 17 years managing a commercial subcontracting company.

Mr. Vohden is a veteran, having served 16 months in Korea. He is a member of the NJ Farm Bureau, the NJ Forestry Association, The League of Municipalities, his Township Historical Society, The VFW, and is a Boy Scout Merit Badge Counselor.

Appointed to Council: January 2012
Term expires: November 2014