Ron Francioli presently serves as mayor, chairman of the Township Committee, and director of finance and administration for the Township of Hanover in Morris County. He is a member of the New Jersey Conference of Mayors and listed in their Hall of Fame. He is known by his colleagues throughout Morris County and the state as a diplomat with strong problem-solving abilities. He has been awarded the Hanover Rotary Paul Harris Fellow Award twice. In 2009 he spearheaded the creation of Hanover’s Economic Development Advisory Committee, which has led to a rise of redevelopment with such corporate neighbors as Bayer, Barclays Bank, MetLife, Shop-Rite, and Wegman’s.