Working For All Of Cumberland County
Director of Cumberland County Commissioners Joseph Derella, Sheriff Bob Austino, and the County Commissioners are committed to working hard to support the needs of all Cumberland County residents.
Director of Cumberland
Director of Cumberland County
First elected in November 2012, Joseph Derella is serving in his fourth consecutive year as Director. Joe also currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the New Jersey Association of Counties and recently served as the President of the South Jersey Freeholders Association. Prior to being elected to the Freeholder Board, he served for 15 years as a City Commissioner and Vice Mayor for the City of Millville. Joe also previously served on the Millville Board of Education as President, the Millville Planning Board, the Millville/Vineland UEZ Board and the Cumberland County Improvement Authority Board. In 2021, the Freeholder title was changed state-wide to County Commissioner.
Joe is a life long resident of Millville where he resides with his wife Susan, son Jake, daughter Casey and family dogs, Daisy and Lola.
Sheriff Robert A. Austino brings over 45 years of law enforcement experience to the Sheriff’s Office. He was hired by the Vineland Police Department in 1973. He worked his way up the ranks of the Vineland Police Department to the rank of Lieutenant.
He was elected Sheriff of Cumberland and took office January 1, 2009.
Under his administration they became the and accredited law enforcement agency after passing through the rigorous review by the N.J. Chiefs’ of Police Association.
First elected to the Freeholder Board in November of 2013, Darlene Barber was named Deputy Director in 2016 and is beginning her third term on the Board. She serves as Chairperson of the Cumberland Empowerment Zone.
Darlene came to the Board after serving as Superintendent of the Cumberland County Technical Education Center and a thirty year career in education.
She was an early and enthusiastic supporter of a full time technical high school for Cumberland County.
Commissioner Musso was elected in November of 2011 and is the Board’s longest serving member. She previously served on the Deerfield Township Committee for 16 years including service as Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Carol serves as the Vice President of the South Jersey County Commissioner Association and previously represented Cumberland County as a member of the League of Municipalities.
Carol has worked in the banking industry for over 35 years and is currently the Vice President of Business Development at Century Savings Bank, a Cumberland County based community bank. She attended Cumberland County College and continued her banking related education at the American Institute of Bankers. Carol is a long time resident of Deerfield Township and the proud mother of twin daughters.
James F. Quinn
Elected in November 2015. President of Quinn Broadcasting Inc., former Mayor and Commissioner, City of Millville.
Former Chair of the Cumberland Empowerment Zone, Former Treasurer Cumberland County Utilities Authority.
He previously served as a member of the Urban Enterprise Zone, Millville Industrial Commission, CompleteCare Health Network Governing Board, South Jersey Hospital Foundation, Millville Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce.
George M. Castellini was elected to the Cumberland County Board of County Commissioners, taking office Jan 2, 2018. He graduated from Vineland High School and several years later attended Cumberland County College concentrating on business administration.
A Graduate of the Camden County Police Academy, he served 13 years in law enforcement between the Vineland Police Department and the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, along with serving five years as a volunteer for the Vineland Rescue Squad. George was recruited by Wheaton Industries, and during his 11 years served as risk manager, alarm company manager, director of security and director of facility services.