Daniel Christy

Dan Christy is a lifelong South Jersey resident who currently lives in Washington Township with his son, Daniel Jr.

Dan Christy is currently an International Representative for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Over his 30+ years as a union carpenter, he has risen from apprentice to senior council representative and member of Local Union 255’s Executive Board. Prior to his current position, he was the Assistant Organizing Director and then-Team Lead for Southern New Jersey, representing approximately 4,000 union carpenters. Dan also serves as a commissioner on the Delaware River Port Authority, and as Vice President of the Southern New Jersey Building Trades Council, representing local trade unions in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Counties.

Dan Christy is serving his third term on the Board of Chosen Freeholders of Gloucester County.  Freeholder Christy oversees the Department of Public Safety & Veterans Affairs, which includes Emergency Management, Emergency Response (911), Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the Fire Marshall, Veterans Affairs, and the Veterans Advisory and Veterans Cemetery Committees. Freeholder Christy previously served as Liaison to the Department of Buildings & Government Services. During his time as Freeholder Liaison to the Department of Buildings & Government Services Freeholder Christy was highly involved with the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office community outreach efforts and the Department of Corrections’ Re-Entry Program.  Freeholder Christy, as Liaison to the Animal Shelter, also played a lead role in passing a TNR (Trap, Neuter, and Return) resolution and other lifesaving efforts at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter.

Through his career as a union carpenter, elected official, and labor leader, Freeholder Christy has always tried to give back to his community, put people to work, and fought to make sure that in the construction field workers are treated fairly and with safe working conditions. Dan has been involved with numerous charity projects and community initiatives and through his work in the Carpenters Union he has helped organize and participated in various charitable projects, including wheelchair ramps, VFW Post remodels and additions, and post hurricane Sandy relief projects.


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TERM EXPIRES 12/31/2022