Honorable Mayor BettyAnn Cowling-Carson

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BettyAnn has been serving as Mayor since 1991. She was also on borough council for 9 years before that. She is a life member of the Magnolia Ambulance Corps where she has held numerous positions. You can find BettyAnn volunteering at our community center on Thursday nights with the open gym night or organizing the Miss Magnolia Pageant. 

BettyAnn is involved in organizations outside of Magnolia. She is a member of Stratford United Methodist Church and she sits on the Board of Directors for the Camden County YWCA. In January of 2010, BettyAnn was appointed by the New Jersey Legislature to sit on the council for the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, where she now chairs the planning committee. BettyAnn is past president of the Camden County Mayor’s Association and also sits on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Conference of Mayors. 

BettyAnn has received numerous awards, some of which are the Betsy Davis Award from the Girl Scouts of Camden County and was honored as one of the Women of Outstanding Achievement. The Courier Post honored her as one of the six outstanding women in Camden County. BettyAnn received a Life Saving Proclamation from the Camden County Freeholders in 2000 and was elected as a member of the Mayors Hall of Fame with the New Jersey League of Municipalities. BettyAnn has also received the Camden County Freedom Medal in 2005. In March of 2009, she was honored by the New Jersey Legislature.

BettyAnn currently works fulltime for the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, in the Division of Community Health Services where she is the Municipal Alliance Coordinator. BettyAnn is involved in all health services that the County offers from flu shots to the Camden County Women’s Health Conference. She has also been chosen as employee of the quarter. 

BettyAnn grew up in Magnolia and attended Magnolia Public School, Sterling High School and also Camden County College. She is married to Robert (Brian) who is involved with the Magnolia Fire Company, the Sons of the American Legion, Stratford United Methodist Church, and Sterling High School Football Boosters. They have two daughters, Melissa and Karin, and a son Brian.

Borough of Magnolia
438 West Evesham Ave Magnolia, NJ 08049-1725 (856) 783-1520 (856) 782-0782 fax
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm Saturday & Sunday - Closed