Barbara J. McMorrow has served as an Alternate on the Township Zoning Board of Adjustment. She taught English for almost 20 years at Freehold Borough High School before becoming Supervisor of the Department of English at Howell High School, then being named Assistant Principal and then Principal at Howell High School, retiring in 2003. She was a member of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders from January 2007 through December 2009, serving as the Director in 2009.
Mrs. McMorrow is President of the Board of Trustees of the Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County, a member of the Board of Directors of the Monmouth County Friends of the Parks, a member of the Board of Directors of the InfoAge Museum, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore.
Mrs. McMorrow has been honored with several awards including Honorary Associate of Letter from Brookdale Community College in 2010, Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore in 2010, recieved the Government Partnership Award by the Monmouth County Workforce Investment Board in 2010, 2010 Asbury Park High School Alumni Hall of Fame, the 2010 Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce Circle of Excellence in Public Service Award, Monmouth University's Public Servant in Residence for 2008-2009, and in 2008 was honored as one of the "40 Who Make a Difference in Monmouth and Ocean Counties" by Gannett News.