Surrogate Michelle Gentek-Mayer

Michelle A. Gentek-Mayer


Michelle A. Gentek-Mayer was sworn in as Surrogate Judge of the Camden County Surrogate’s Court in January 2016.
Since 2017 Surrogate has served on the executive board for the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey as Secretary in 2017, Vice President in 2018, President in 2019, Surrogate Section Chief in 2020 and has served on the Executive Board since 2021. Surrogate Gentek-Mayer was appointed to the Judiciary Surrogate Liaison Committee from 2019 through today under Chief Justice Grant. Surrogate is also appointed to the Judiciary Working Group for Elder Justice.

Surrogate Gentek-Mayer has a passion for community outreach. Since 2016 she has joined the Conversation of your Life program through the New Jersey Healthcare Institute. Surrogate also implemented an Elementary School education program on the importance of local and county government, performs teaching seminars and provides valuable information at many events throughout the county.

Prior to being elected as Surrogate, she served as Commissioner from 2013-2015.  From 2010-2012, Surrogate Gentek-Mayer served as Councilwoman in Gloucester Township.  In 2012, she received the “Sustainable Jersey Leadership Award” for her vital role in the success of Gloucester Township’s program. In 2015 she received the Women who makes a difference award.

Surrogate Gentek-Mayer has made a commitment in her life to her family, friends, and the constituents of Camden County.

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