Commissioner Lyman Barnes is serving his fourth term on the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners.
As a Commissioner, Lyman oversees the Department of Education which includes:
Gloucester County Institute of Technology / Special Services School District
Gloucester County Library
Rowan College at Gloucester County
Superintendent of Schools
Lyman has over 30 years of experience in financial management, operations management, consulting and regulatory compliance in the environmental industry. He has performed numerous turnaround activities for underperforming businesses. He founded his current consulting company in 1997.
Prior to his service on the Commissioner Board, Lyman served as Councilman and Deputy Mayor of Logan Township where he oversaw the implementation of shared services with other municipalities and numerous consecutive municipal budgets with no tax increases. His community service activities include:
Environmental Commission Member
Gloucester County YMCA Board of Trustees (past president)
Planning Board Member (past chairman)
Youth Sports Coach
Lyman lives in Logan Township with Mary Beth, his wife of 28 years, and their three children, Hillery, Brendan and Matthew.
Lyman is a graduate of Rider University where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Relations.