Allison Eckel is a Burlington County native and has resided in Medford with her family since 2005. She is a graduate of Moorestown High School and holds a degree in Geoscience Franklin & Marshal College and an advanced degree in Writing and Publishing from Emerson College. She works as the head of marketing for the Garden State Council of Boy Scouts of America.
Prior to joining the Board of Commissioners, Allison served as a member of the Lenape Regional High School District’s Board of Education and she has spent more than a decade volunteering as a scout leader, den leader, mentor and advisor to Boy Scouts of America. She was awarded the 2019 Women Scouter of the Year recognition by the Garden State Council in recognition of her volunteer service and support for the organization and for bringing the first all-girl Scouts BSA Troop to the Garden State Council.
In addition to scouting, Allison’s volunteer service includes work with the Medford Education Foundation and the Medford Township Economic Development Commission. She also previously served as the Co-Leader of the Army’s 561st Medical Company Family Readiness Group. In that role, she helped coordinate support for the unit’s families while members were deployed in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Her departments are Public Safety, Resource Conservation and the Prosecutor's Office. She is also liaison to Military Affairs.