As Mayor, Linda Bobo utilized her years of experience as a small business owner to balance our local budget and expand municipal services, all while keeping municipal property taxes flat. She currently serves as the Assistant Director of Business Engagement at Rowan College, working closely with businesses to coordinate workforce training and education to ensure graduates can find good paying jobs.
She has served our community as a Girl Scout leader, a member of the Mount Laurel Library Board of Trustees and a founding member of the Mount Laurel Green Team. Linda has always been active in her children’s schools, serving as a founder of Helping Hands, a program that helped families in need, at Springville Elementary School and volunteering at school functions. Mount Laurel Public Schools recognized her service by presenting Linda with the Community Partner Award in 2005.
Linda and her husband Gavin have lived in Mount Laurel for 23 years and are the proud parents of three children who either graduated or are currently attending our public schools.
Irwin Edelson has dedicated decades to provide opportunities for our kids and bring our entire community together to make Mount Laurel a better place to live, work and raise a family. Irwin was a long-time coach of baseball, soccer and basketball and served as the President of Fleetwood Athletic Association.
He’s given back as a member of the local zoning board and MUA for over 10 years and has served as the Master of Ceremonies for the Mount Laurel Fall Festival for over 20 years. As the General Manager of a plastic manufacturer and distributor, Irwin has years of experience making tough decisions to live within a budget and provide good-paying jobs to his employees.
Irwin and his wife Marie have lived in Larchmont for over 30 years and are the proud parents of two graduates of Mount Laurel public schools.
Our 2016 Candidates for Township Council
Folcher is a political outsider, coach and dedicated volunteer with over a decade of experience in finance and business. His career as a Vice President of Investments and Retirements Services provides him with the experience necessary to plan a sound and responsible financial future for Mount Laurel.
He’s a long-time lacrosse, baseball and basketball coach, former member of the planning board and serves as a member of the local zoning board. He’s an active member of the Mount Laurel Business Association, where he works to attract new businesses and the jobs they create to our community. A proud father of two, Kurt volunteers as the legislative liaison for his son and daughter’s school. He is a Gettysburg College graduate with a BA in Human Resource Management.
Kurt and his wife Carol have lived in Mount Laurel for 17 years and are the proud parents of two children.