Marge-Caldwell Wilson

Marge Caldwell-WilsonMarge Caldwell-Wilson, North Ward

Phone: 609-815-5584
Fax: 609-989-3190
Term: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022
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Councilwoman Caldwell-Wilson purchased her home in the Mill Hill area of the City 37 years ago.

She retired from the State of New Jersey on January 1, 2010 giving her the ability to focus full time on her position as Councilwoman. She was elected to Trenton City Council in June 2010.

Councilwoman Caldwell-Wilson is an animal lover and currently has two cats.


  • Auchinairn Primary School
  • Bishopbriggs High School
  • Glasgow University
  • Rutgers's Graduate School of Social Work


  • Retired from the State of New Jersey
  • 1968 to 2002. Monmouth County Division of Social Services
  • 2002 to 2008: State of New Jersey Division of Child Behavioral Health: Contract Administrator
  • 2008 to 2009: State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families: Project Manager
  • 2009 to 2010- State of New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission-External Affairs Coordinator
  • 1998 to 2010: Member/Secretary to Mercer County Board of Elections

Professional Activities & Accolades

  • President of CWA Local 1087
  • Appointed to the Human Services and Information and Technology Transition Teams by Governor James McGreevy
  • 1999 to date, Representative of AFL-CIO on the Board of the Kingsbury Corporation
  • 1999 to 2003: Member of the Board of the Mercer County HIV Consortium
  • 2000 to 2004: Member of Luther Arms Board
  • 2000: Appointed to Landlord/Tennant Commission by City of Trenton Mayor Douglas H. Palmer
  • 1984: Appointed to the Douglas House Commission by Mayor Arthur Holland

Community Activities

  • 1999 to 2001: President of Trenton Council of Civic Associations
  • 1998: Vice President of the Old Mill Hill Society
  • 1999: Honored by TCCA as Citizen of the Year
  • 1985: Monmouth Ocean Central Labor Council Woman of the Year
  • 1986: Honored by the North Ward Democratic Organization for commitment to prevent a Garbage Incinerator being built in the North Ward
  • 1996: Graduate from the Trenton Citizens Police Academy
  • 1999: Honored by the Jersey Street Community Association
  • 2002: Honored by CWA Local 1087 for efforts in Labor
  • 2003, 2004, 2005: Recognized by the Puerto Rican Day Parade Committee for commitment to the Puerto Rican Community
  • 2006: Honored by the Women Who Mean Business Association

Additional Activities

  • Past Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Member of Women Who Mean Business Association

Favorite Quote

Late Ambassador to New Zealand, Anne Martindell (Princeton)

It's never too late