Lyman Barnes

Lyman Barnes



Physical Address
2 South Broad Street
P.O. Box 337
Woodbury, NJ 08096

Phone: 856-853-3380
Fax: 856-853-3379
Term expires December 31, 2023
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Commissioner Lyman Barnes is serving his fourth term on the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners.

Departments Overseen

As a Commissioner, Lyman oversees the Department of Education, Land and Property which includes:

  • Gloucester County Institute of Technology / Special Services School District
  • Gloucester County Library System
  • Rowan College of South Jersey
  • Superintendent of Schools
  • Buildings & Grounds
  • Land Preservation


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

Personal Life

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.

*Aide submitted update on 1/3/22.