The Monmouth County Library Commission welcomed its newest member, Peter T. Doyle of Atlantic Highlands. Doyle was sworn into a five-year term as Library Commissioner during the Commission's January 2014 meeting.
The Commission also welcomed back Library Commissioner and Shrewsbury Mayor Donald Burden, who was re-appointed to a five-year term after serving an unexpired term for the Commission in 2013.
The Commission also voted to reappoint Renee B. Swartz as Commission Chair.
Doyle is currently a member of the Atlantic Highlands Borough Council, where he has served since 2006. He works as a Corporate Analyst for Moody's Corporation.
He is a 1984 graduate of West Point and was Captain in the United States Army, serving from 1984-1993. He was an Infantry Company Commander at Fort Ord, CA and Republic of Korea.
Burden was elected to the Shrewsbury Council in 2003, and then elected Mayor of Shrewsbury in 2010. He is a graduate of GettysburgCollege in Pennsylvania, and currently a member of the Gettysburg College Board of Trustees.
His professional career spanned more than 47 years of employment with the McGraw Hill Companies, where he worked as an editor, publisher and marketer for college textbooks. He was Director of Marketing Services for McGraw-Hill Higher Education in New York City before his retirement.
Both terms with the Library Commission run through 2018.