Director of Tourism and Public Offices
E. Marie Hayes was selected by the County Republican Committee on January 30, 2013 to fill the unexpired term of M. Susan Sheppard, Esq. on the Board of Chosen Freeholders. Hayes, who was sworn-in on February 1, 2013, will serve until December 31, 2013.
Board of Elections, County Clerk/Adjuster, Culture and Heritage, Fare Free Transportation, Library, Museum, Park/Zoo, Surrogate and Tourism
Board of Agriculture, Chamber of Commerce, Culture and Heritage Commission, Jersey Shore Partnership, Library Commission, Park Advisory Board, Tax Board, Member - Special Services School Board of Estimate, Member - Technical School Board of Estimate, first alternate to the New Jersey Association of Counties and Member of Cape May County Advisory Commission on the Status of Women
In late 1970’s, Marie was hired by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office as an Investigator. During the majority of her career, she was assigned to Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Investigations. She rose through the ranks being promoted to Sergeant of Detectives to Lieutenant of Detectives, retiring as Captain of Detectives in 2009.
Hayes received her Associate Degree from Atlantic Cape Community College, where until this year; she was an Adjunct Professor teaching Criminal Investigation. Hayes received a Bachelor Degree in Human Services, with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Thomas Edison State College and is a 1996 graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Hayes resides in Ocean City with Lloyd, her husband of 32 years, and their son Lloyd. Also, she has two grown daughters, Megan and Danielle, a son-in-law Vince and six grandchildren.