Freeholder Serena DiMaso was sworn in to her first elected term on the Board of Chosen Freeholders on Jan. 3, 2013 and named deputy director. She was appointed to the board in 2012 to fill the seat vacated by Freeholder Robert Clifton, who became a State Assemblyman to the 12th legislative district in January 2012.
Prior to becoming a Freeholder, Serena DiMaso served on the Holmdel Township committee since 2002, serving as mayor from 2006 to 2010 and a deputy mayor in 2011.
While on the township governing body, she chaired the Public Safety and Administration committee, co-chaired the Public Works committee and was a member of the township Planning Board. While serving Holmdel, DiMaso also supported the preservation of open space in the township. She also has been an advocate for expanding shared services and responsible budgeting.
She currently serves on the Meridian Hospitals Corporation Board of Trustees, as Chairwoman of the Bayshore Hospital Foundation and as an active member of the Holmdel First Aid Squad. Some of her other community involvement activities include President of Village School Parent School Association and the William R. Satz School Parent Support Group, league president of the Holmdel Youth Athletic Association and teaching C. C. D. at St. Catharine's Roman Catholic Church.
Serena DiMaso holds a Juris Doctorate degree from St. John’s University School of Law and is a member of the New York State Bar. She is also a graduate of St. John’s University, College of Business Administration with a B.S. in management with minor concentrations in economics and marketing. She is also a 2004 graduate of the Christine Todd Whitman Excellence in Public Service Series.
Freeholder DiMaso is married to Dr. Gerald DiMaso and they have four children.