Margie (Margie) Donlon (D-11a)

State Assembly Member Margie Donlon

Margie (Margie) Donlon (D-11a)
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Capitol: 609.847.3115
FAX: 732.695.3374
District: 732.695.3371
State Assembly Member
State House 125 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-1101
802 West Park Avenue
Ocean Township, NJ 07712

Committee Assignments


Dr. Margie Donlon serves as a member of the Assembly Health and Assembly Gaming, Tourism & the Arts Committees. A current practicing physician, Dr. Donlon is grateful for the opportunity to represent Monmouth County in the state legislature. Dr. Margie Donlon was elected to the New Jersey State Assembly in 2023 as the first female physician in the legislature. As an Assemblywoman, Dr. Donlon is dedicated to improving healthcare policy. She is a board-certified practicing physician, specializing in caring for patients with injuries and disabilities. She holds a Masters in Public Health with a focus on Health Policy from Yale University, a Medical Degree from the University of Rochester, and a bachelor's from Middlebury College. She completed her residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Kessler Institute through the residency program at Rutgers (formerly UMDNJ) and received her certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Donlon is passionate about improving the quality of life for her patients and advocating for their needs. Previously, Dr. Donlon served as the Deputy Mayor of Ocean Township, where she sat on the town council from 2019 through 2023. In Ocean, she acted as the Liaison to the Environmental Commission, Shade Tree Commission, and the Green Team; and has worked in alliance with the Deal Lake Commission and Deal Lake Watershed Alliance on important local environmental issues. Dr. Donlon also served as a member of the LD 11 Economic Recovery Advisory Council in 2020 during the Coronavirus pandemic, and was selected for Governor Murphy's Healthcare Transition Advisory Committee in 2017. In 2018, she was invited to attend the U.S. Army War College National Security Seminar, where she discussed significant national security issues with future and current leaders of the U.S. armed forces. Dr. Donlon is committed to promoting healthcare education, serving on the Board of the Surfers Medical Association, and presenting research at numerous medical conferences, including the American Geriatrics Society, Association of Academic Physiatrists, and Surfing Medical International. An avid surfer, she is an active volunteer with the Surfers Environmental Alliance and the Best Day Foundation, teaching adaptive surfing to kids with disabilities. Dr. Donlon resides in Ocean Township with her husband, Ron, and her two daughters, Amalia and Vera.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2023    Next Election: 2025
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