Maryjude Haddock-Weiler is the Planning Manager for the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council. She has been practicing environmental and regional planning in New Jersey for more than 35 years.

Prior to joining the Highlands Council staff, Maryjude was a private consultant for The Fellows Read Organization and ACT Engineers, Inc., where she worked with a broad range of clients including the Department of Transportation, the Department of Environmental Protection, Mercer County Improvement Authority, and other county and municipal agencies. As a consultant, Maryjude was Project Manager of the Duck Island Master Plan, and primary author of a Waterfront Public Access Manual prepared to guide development along the New Jersey coast.

Maryjude’s experience also includes work as an Environmental Land Use Specialist for the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Commission (now the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority) and work with the Department of Environmental Protection in the Division of Coastal Resources. She was also one of the first staff members of the Office of State Planning, which was established to support the State Planning Commission.

Maryjude received a B.S. in Environmental Planning and Design from Rutgers University, Cook College. She earned a Master of City and Regional Planning from Rutgers School of Policy and Planning, now known as the Bloustein School. Maryjude is a licensed Professional Planner and certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners.