Denise Brennan joins Hanover Township following four years as Director of Recreation for the town of Rutherford, New Jersey. Prior to that appointment, she was Director of Recreation for her hometown of Mountain Lakes, New Jersey from 1999 to 2008.She holds a Bachelors of Science in Journalism from Boston University.
As Superintendent of the Recreation and Parks Administration Department, Denise oversees and coordinates a variety of youth and adult sports programs, special events, and family activities. These include: the Annual Fishing Contest, the Summer Concert Series, and Summer Day camp. Holiday happenings include: Santa Claus is Coming to Town and Hopping Down the Bunny Trail. Denise is also responsible for overseeing operations at the Bee Meadow Pool as well as parks and fields throughout the Township. Duties also include establishing line item budgets and priorities as well as implementing the policy decisions of the seven member Board of Recreation Commissioners.