Term Ends: December 2026
Mark H. Forstenhausler was appointed in February of 2014 to fill the council seat left vacant by Thomas MacArthur and then was elected for full terms beginning in 2015. Mark, who served as deputy mayor in 2017 and mayor in both 2018 and 2021, has been a long-time volunteer, serving as a volunteer firefighter in Randolph for 28 years. He served as Millbrook Company 2 Battalion Chief in 1999 to 2000 and Randolph Township Fire Department Chief in 2005 to 2006. Mark has served as a commissioner on the Randolph Township Board of Adjustment for three years. Since joining the council he has also served as council liaison to the recreation committee, safety committee, environmental commission, municipal alliance committee, wildlife management advisory committee and the board of education, in addition to many other work groups and committees. Mark served on the board of engineers and is a trustee of the Millbrook Fire Association. He is a parishioner of Resurrection Parish. Before moving to Randolph, he was a volunteer firefighter in North Caldwell for 17 years. There he served in many roles including president and assistant fire chief. After achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, Mark volunteered as an assistant scout master. He is a graduate of Montclair State University. He is currently employed as a fire protection consultant with City Fire Equipment Company in East Hanover. A township resident for 27 years, Mark resides on Heather Lane with his wife Susan and daughter Lauren who attended Randolph High School and recently graduated from Cornell University.