Denise Coyle

Denise Coyle

Denise Coyle (born June 22, 1953) is an American Republican Party politician who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since January 8, 2008, where she represents the 16th Legislative District.

In the Assembly, Coyle serves on the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee and the Human Services Committee.[1]

Coyle has been a member of the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 1996-2007, serving as Deputy Director in 1998, 2003 and 2007 and as Director in 1999 and 2004. She served on the Branchburg Township Committee from 1992 to 1996, serving as Deputy Mayor of Branchburg, New Jersey in 1994, and as Mayor of Branchburg, New Jersey in 1993.[1]

Coyle received a B.A. in History from Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, and was awarded a J.D. from Rutgers School of Law - Camden.[1] Coyle is married to Dr. Dennis Coyle and has two daughters, Kathryn and Kara.[citation needed]

Coyle is not running for re-election in 2011. While she initially declared to run, she withdrew during the week of April 16, 2011. Following redistricting, Coyle would have needed to move her residence south in order to be able to run again in the 16th district. While she at first intended to do such, she later decided that it would not be possible.


  • Board of Trustees, Somerset County United Way, 1999-present
  • Treasurer, Founder/Co-Chair, Somerset County Regional Center Partnership, 1997-2002
  • Center for the American Woman and Politics
  • Eagleton Institute of Politics
  • Member, Heritage Trail Association
  • Leadership New Jersey
  • Member, New Jersey Association for Elected Women Officials
  • Member/Past President, Somerset County Governing Officials Association
  • Member, Somerset County Federation of Republican Women.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees:

  • Executive Vice President, Somerset County Business Partnership, 2001-present
  • Member, New Jersey Highlands Task Force, 2003-2005
  • Member, Community Development Corporation-Renaissance Task Force, 2000
  • Vice President, Somerset Coalition for Smart Growth, 1998-2000
  • Chair, Somerset County Economic Development Summit, 1997, 1998
  • Governor's Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse.

District 16

Each of the forty districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly. The other representatives from the 16th Legislative District for the 2008-2009 Legislative Session are:


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