Seaville, New Jersey

term expires July 1, 2026

Shirley R. Wilson


Professional Experience

  • Realtor, Sea Isle Realty in Sea Isle, NJ (2011)
  • Child Study Team Case Manager for Cape May County (2005-2011)
  • Acting Executive Director, Center for Community Arts (2008-2009)
  • Certified School Social Worker, Lower Cape May Regional School District (1977-2005)                                                                                                  
  • Social Worker, Division of Youth and Family Services (1974-1977)
  • Social Worker, Department of Public Assistance (1968-1972)

Community Leadership Experience

  • Former President, GEMS of Cape May County, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Center for Community Arts
  • Co-Founder, REUNITE
  • Member, William J. Moore Scholarship Foundation
  • Member, Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro
  • Former Vice President, Whitesboro Historical Foundation
  • Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Former Secretary, Cape May County Art League


  • Temple University, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (1969)
  • Lower Cape May Regional High School, Valedictorian (1964)


  • Delaware River and Bay Authority Commission (2012 – present)
  • Superior Court of NJ Vicinage 1, Advisory Committee on Minority Concerns (2005-present)
  • NJ State Supreme Court, District I Fee Arbitration Committee (2007-2011)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission (2006-2008)
  • NJ State Supreme Court, District I Attorney Ethics Committee (1998-2002)
  • Human Services Advisory Council for Cape May County (1994-1997)