Councilman Brian S. Kubiel has been an Ocean County resident for more than 46 years, graduating from Toms River High School South, Ocean County College and Columbia Southern University.
Holding various New Jersey State licenses inclusive of fire subcode official, fire inspector HHS and fire official, the councilman is an International Board of Health and Safety Professionals Registered Healthcare Safety officer and certified from the Rutgers University International Board of Health and Safety Professionals and a Project Management.
Currently, Kubiel is the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River Director of Plant Operations, where he is responsible for all operational and safety management.
As a member of the Ocean County Office of Emergency Management, American Society of Healthcare Engineers, New Jersey State Industrial Safety Council and the Ocean County Construction Board of Appeals, Councilman Kubiel also has extensive community involvement.
As the former fire chief of Toms River Fire Company No. 1 and District fire chief of Dover Township, he has voluntarily given 22 years of his life to the local first responders. For his undying bravery and dedication to protect the public, he has received the Toms River-Ocean County Chamber of Commerce Volunteerism Award and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Volunteer of the Year.
Elected as the Ward 2 councilman in 2003, Councilman Kubiel's purpose to become a public servant was to assist citizens and ensure the prosperity of Toms River. As the Law and Public Safety Committee Chairman, Brian continuously applies his life-saving knowledge as he works with Police Chief Michael Mastronardy and the 160-officer police fleet, which due to their professionalism has named Toms River as the 9th safest city in the United States.
With a proven leadership record, Councilman Kubiel has worked closely with his fellow Township Council members to reduce tax increases, promote open space preservation and enhance the township's Emergency Medical Services agencies and police department dispatch operations.
He and council members have also made progressive road improvements, addressing paving and drainage on miles of township streets. Lastly, the councilman has fully supported the provision of the many enhanced recreational programs designed to keep our youth active and involved in the community, making Toms River an awesome place to live.
Brian and his wife, Teri, have two children, Kevan , 14, and Kayla, 13.
If you would like to email Brian you can do so at BKubiel@tomsrivertownship.com.