ACMUA Board of Directors

The ACMUA is governed by a five member Board of Directors who establish ACMUA policy and plans to meet the current and future water needs for our community.

The Board of Directors meets every third Wednesday of the month at 10 am in the first floor conference room at our offices located at 401 North Virginia Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ. Please contact us at 609-345-3315, Ext. 216.
Public participation is welcome.

The members of the Board of Directors are:

The Board of Directors meets every third Wednesday of the month at 10 am in the first floor conference room at our offices at 401 North Virginia Avenue, Atlantic city, NJ. 609-345-3315, ext. 216 Public participation is welcome.

JOHN DEVLIN

In February of 2019, Mr. John Devlin was elected to serve on the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority's Board as Treasurer. On February 19, 2020 the Board of Directors elected Mr. Devlin to serve as Chairman of the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority's Board . Mr. Devlin was born and raised in Atlantic City, his family originally immigrated to Atlantic City in 1911. In 1965, his family owned, and operated Devlin's Seafood Restaurant in the Duck Town section of Atlantic City. Mr. Devlin served his country by enlisting in the United States Marine Corp, and served in an Artillery Unit until he was honorably discharged in 2000.

In 2004, Mr. Devlin was elected as a member to the Atlantic City Board of Education, where he has served for the past (14) years , and continues to serve. John was elected Vice President, and President. He also sits on the Atlantic City Democratic Committee, serving as a member for over (10) years. Mr. Devlin returned to Atlantic City, and worked as a truck driver for numerous departments in the City of Atlantic City. He became an Atlantic City Police Officer working through the ranks, and became a SWAT Team Officer, and a K-9 Officer. John has attended numerous State and Federal courses on Emergency Responses, Homeland Security, and Community Policing. In 2017, he retired from the Atlantic City Police Department, and has continued his work in the community. John enjoys working with children, and has a passion for clean healthy water. In 2013, his father was diagnosed with bladder cancer caused by poisonous water he consumed while serving at Camp Lejeune Marine Corp Base.

Mr. Devlin's father was part of a Federal lawsuit, and has been successful in his fight to get compensation, and health care. Mr. Devlin made a commitment to never allow anyone to suffer the way his father did. Today, he continues to be a community activist, working in all wards of the City. Mr. Devlin is a proud father of (2) children Jack, and Victoria. He is an advocate of Atlantic City, and its natural resources. John would love for all generations to come enjoy the beaches, boardwalk, and clean healthy water that our founding fathers left for us.

MILTON L. SMITH

Mr. Milton L. Smith is the former Chairman of the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA).

On February 19, 2020 the Board of Directors elected Mr. Smith to serve as Treasurer of the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority's Board. He has served on the Board of Directors since February 2001. Mr. Smith graduated from the Camden Police Academy in 1960. He attended in service training at the State Police Academy in Sea Girt, New Jersey, receiving extensive training in crime solving, riot control, supervision, and other related subjects that would be effectively applied to his position.

Mr. Smith has over twenty-seven (27) years of experience in the criminal system, as well as working and caring about the future of our youth by serving on the Juvenile Conference Committee. Mr. Smith retired as Chief of Police from the Borough of Penns Grove, NJ in 1987, where he served proudly to protect the citizens of New Jersey since 1960. He received various awards, recognitions and commendations for service and bravery in the line of duty. In addition, Mr. Smith served on the Casino Control Commission for three and a half (3 ½) years from 1987-1990. He was also a member of the Landlord Tenants’ Board. Mr. Smith currently resides in Atlantic City.

GARY L. HILL

In February 2010, the Board elected Mr. Gary Hill to serve as Vice Chairman/Secretary of the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA). He has served on the Board since February 2007. Born and raised in Reading, PA, he attended and received a Bachelors Degree, as well as Masters Degree, in Education at Kutztown University in Kutztown, PA. Mr. Hill was Board level of the American Federation of Teachers’ Union, Asst. Vice Principal for four (4) years, and mentor and consultant on Curriculum Planning. Mr. Hill relocated to Atlantic City in 1988.

He is presently employed by John Schultz Associates as Public & Community Relations Coordinator for 1616 PR, as well as Executive Director and Community Relations of the Metropolitan Business & Citizens Association (MBCA), which is in its seventeen (17th) year of operation. Mr. Hill is also involved in numerous real estate and investment properties in Atlantic City. He is very active in various community/charitable events and fundraisers, including business, political and charitable agencies throughout our community. Mr. Hill sits on the Atlantic City Democratic Committee Board, Atlantic City First PAC Chairman Board, Borgata Jobs Training Board, Noyes Museum of Art Board, Atlantic City Day Nursery Board, Bacharach Hospital Foundation Board, Alcove Grieving Center Board, and Caring, Inc. Board, to name a few. Mr. Hill is Co-Founder of the Schultz-Hill Foundation (501-C.3), which supports the Arts/History and Education of Area Residents and Organizations through scholarships and donations, as well as grants to area artists/historians and organizations throughout South Jersey.

PATRICIA BAILEY

In February of 2015, Ms. Patricia Bailey was elected to serve on the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority’s Board as an Alternate Board Member. In February of 2019, Ms. Patricia Bailey was elected to serve as a full Board Member. She recently retired from her position as Human Resource Manager of the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) where she had been employed for the past 28 years. Additionally she held the position of Certifying Officer & Ethics Officer for the SJTA. A seasoned professional in her field, she possesses several certifications in Human Resources, as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Masters of Administration Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Ms. Bailey is a member of Fairleigh Dickinson PHI Omega Epsilon Honor Society. She is a community minded individual who is presently serving her third term on the Atlantic City Board of Education, and was Board President for three years. Ms. Bailey is former Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Atlantic City Free Public Library; a member of The Links Incorporated; Atlantic City Chapter; and active in her Neighborhood Civic Association.

Ms. Bailey is a member of the Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pleasantville, N.J. where she is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees. She was instrumental in the creation of the group known as “The Neighborhood Santa’s”. Their primary function has been to fulfill the wish list of the residents of the Covenant House in Atlantic City. This past year, their group extended their giving to the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City. During Ms. Bailey’s November 2013 Retirement Dinner, she was presented with a State of New Jersey Senate Resolution from Senator James Whelan, and a N.J. Assembly Resolution from Assemblyman Chris Brown, along with several plaques acknowledging her leadership, guidance and kindness. Ms. Bailey was named “Woman of the Year” in 2014 for Public Service by the Atlantic County Women’s Hall of Fame. She believes her greatest achievement is as a wife, mother and grandmother. She and her husband, Alonzo are blessed to have a daughter, two sons and two grandsons. Her desire is to live a Christ centered life while sharing with others through her time and talents.

WILLIAM K. CHEATHAM

In February of 2015, the Board of Directors elected Mr. William K. Cheatham to serve on the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority's Board as an Alternate Board Member. Mr. Cheatham has been a resident of Atlantic City since 1931. He attended the Atlantic City Public school system. He also attended Atlantic Cape Community College and Stockton relative to the casino industry. Mr. Cheatham worked at the Boardwalk Hall, formally known as the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall as Security Sergeant.

He later worked as a Soft Count Manager at Harrah’s; He retired from the South Jersey Transportation Authority as Toll Collector. Mr. Cheatham is the President of the Board of Trustees of the Atlantic City Public Library; He served as the President of Atlantic City Shade Tree Committee; Atlantic County Juvenile Probation Outpost; Former Treasurer of Atlantic City Renaissance; Former Volunteer Probation Counselor; Former Program Chairman for United Way of Atlantic County; and Former member of the Atlantic County Board of Public Transportation.

Mr. Cheatham was very active in various community/charity organizations throughout the community, such as Past President of Atlantic County Big Brothers; Former member of Atlantic County Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Inc.; Former Board Member of Atlantic City Boys Club, Inc.; Former Scout Commissioner of Atlantic Area Council of Boy Scouts of America; and he received the Hap Farley Award from the Boy Scouts. In 1970, Mr. Cheatham received the Father of the Year Award from the citizens of Atlantic City, and in 2015, he received an award from the Atlantic City Council for the Life Time Service Award of the City of Atlantic City. Mr. Cheatham was a member of Second Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Board. In 1946, Mr. Cheatham married his lovely wife, Helen Margaret, and through their union, they have five (5) boys and one (1) girl.

NYNELL LANGFORD

ACMUA Solicitor

FREDERIC L. BOR, ESQ.

Mr. Frederic L. Bor, Esq. was elected to serve as Solicitor of the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority. He has been an attorney since 1972. Mr. Bor graduated from Rutgers University Law School, and served as Editor of the Law Journal. In addition to his private practice , Mr. Bor was a Municipal Court Judge and represented many government entities. Mr. Bor also served as City Solicitor of the City of Atlantic City. Mr. Bor has a Ph. D. in Political Science, and (2) Master's Degrees, including (1) in State and Local Governmental Administration from Fels Institute of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Bor is currently an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Temple University where he teaches State, and Local Government.

ACMUA Solicitor

FREDRIC L. BOR, ESQ.

Mr. Fredric L. Bor, Esq. was elected to serve as Solicitor of the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority. He has been an attorney since 1972. Mr. Bor graduated from Rutgers University Law School, and served as Editor of the Law Journal. In addition to his private practice , Mr. Bor was a Municipal Court Judge and represented many government entities. Mr. Bor also served as City Solicitor of the City of Atlantic City. Mr. Bor has a Ph. D. in Political Science, and (2) Master's Degrees, including (1) in State and Local Governmental Administration from Fels Institute of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Bor is currently an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Temple University where he teaches State, and Local Government.

He later worked as a Soft Count Manager at Harrah’s; He retired from the South Jersey Transportation Authority as Toll Collector. Mr. Cheatham is the President of the Board of Trustees of the Atlantic City Public Library; He served as the President of Atlantic City Shade Tree Committee; Atlantic County Juvenile Probation Outpost; Former Treasurer of Atlantic City Renaissance; Former Volunteer Probation Counselor; Former Program Chairman for United Way of Atlantic County; and Former member of the Atlantic County Board of Public Transportation.

Mr. Cheatham was very active in various community/charity organizations throughout the community, such as Past President of Atlantic County Big Brothers; Former member of Atlantic County Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Inc.; Former Board Member of Atlantic City Boys Club, Inc.; Former Scout Commissioner of Atlantic Area Council of Boy Scouts of America; and he received the Hap Farley Award from the Boy Scouts. In 1970, Mr. Cheatham received the Father of the Year Award from the citizens of Atlantic City, and in 2015, he received an award from the Atlantic City Council for the Life Time Service Award of the City of Atlantic City. Mr. Cheatham was a member of Second Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Board. In 1946, Mr. Cheatham married his lovely wife, Helen Margaret, and through their union, they have five (5) boys and one (1) girl.

Alternate Board

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