Council Members 3rd Ward

Council member 3rd Ward Carol Jean Doyle

Council member 3rd Ward Carol Jean Doyle has lived in Kearny over 35 years and is serving her fourth term. She serves as chairperson for Finance, Seniors and the United Veterans Organization. She serves on the following committees: Museum, Fire and Department of Public Works/Shade Tree.

She is a member of the Kearny Municipal Utilities Authority, 25 year member of the Kearny Safety Council and a 12 year member of the Kearny Municipal Alliance. She served as a Recreation Commissioner for 5 years.

She is one of the founding members of the Kearny Domestic Violence Task force and Neighborhood Watch Program. Presently she is first vice president and board member of Pathways to Independence.

She has served as past president of the The Woman’s Club of Arlington, American Legion Auxiliary Unite #99 and the Hudson County American Cancer Society.

Annually she serves as chair for the Passaic River Clean-Up, Senior Picnic, Memorial Day Parade and the Christmas Giving Tree.

Carol Jean is married to Norman A. Doyle, Jr.; they have two children Meghan married to Jon Zimmerman and Norman III. They are the proud grandparents to Ryan and Kelsey.


Council member 3rd Ward Eileen Eckel

Council member 3rd Ward Eileen Eckel took her seat as a Third Ward Council Representative in January 2005. Mrs. Eckel presently serves as the chair for the Fire Committee and currently serves on the Recreation, Buildings and Legislative Committees and chairs the Beautification and Lighting Committees. She also acts as the council liaison to the Library Board.

Councilwoman Eckel is a middle school English teacher in Fairlawn. A graduate of Montclair State University, she is now enrolled in a Master’s Program in Educational Technology at Ramapo College. Eileen and her husband Thomas are the proud parents of Brian and Tara.

Mrs. Eckel is a former member of the Kearny Board of Education and the Kearny Zoning Board. She is active in several local service organizations including Kearny High School PTA, Kearny PTA Council and the Friends of Erin.