Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer was sworn into office as a State Assemblyman on November 18,
Mr. Dancer served as the Mayor of Plumsted Township for 22 years from 1990 through 2011, and
served as Honorary Business Administrator from 2012-2017. Mayor Dancer was inducted into the
“Elected Officials’ Hall of Fame” by N.J. State League of Municipalities.
Since 1985, Mr. Dancer has volunteered as a member of the Ocean County Board of Social Services
and currently serves as Chairman. He is also a volunteer with a number of other civic affiliations
which include the Ocean County Natural Lands Trust Fund Advisory Committee, Ocean County
Senior Citizens Advisory Council, Plumsted Township Planning Board since 1978, and the Plumsted
Township Municipal Utilities Authority.
Mr. Dancer is a former Commissioner of the N.J. Horse Racing Commission and Trustee of the N.J.
Department of Agriculture’s Sire Stakes Board. He currently serves as a full time legislator. The
Assemblyman and his wife Brenda have two children and three grandchildren. Mr. Dancer is a
lifelong resident of Plumsted Township and is a former horseman and the son of the late National
Hall of Fame Harness Horse Racing Driver Stanley Dancer.