Mr. Dowe currently serves as Chairman of Court, Industrial Commission and Recreation. Marcus Edward Dowe Jr., is the son of Marcus and Denise Dowe, Brother of LaTika Dowe, Husband of Kateri Ramsingh Dowe, and Father of Arianna and Ava Dowe.
Marcus was born and raised in Penns Grove New Jersey. During his time in Penns Grove, he attended Penns Grove High School, and became a graduate of the class of 1998. After graduating, he attended the University of Maryland Eastern Shore where Physical Education and health became his major. During his time at UMES he became a loyal brother of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.
In the fall of 2004 he began his first teaching position in Camden NJ, where he taught P.E./ Health to grades Pre K – 5. Marcus later pursued a Master of Education in Educational Leadership, graduating in 2006 with goals of becoming an Athletic Director one day. Marcus continued to teach in Camden for 2 years before returning home to becoming employed in the Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District. After being hired in Penns Grove, he has earned the position of Head Coach for Girls Spring Track and Field and assistant coach for Indoor Track and Field. This past Spring he became the first girls coach along with the first girls team to win a South Jersey Group title in School History! Marcus has assisted with incorporating a young men’s mentoring group call (R.O.P.E) Reaching Out In Plain English.
Marcus is currently a member of Second Baptist Church of Pedricktown. He is currently a member of (MASPA) Municipal Alliance of PG-CP, MASPA is a community involvement group that operates and functions for the community and schools. He is currently trying to be the best father, teacher, coach and committeeman that he can be. GOD has blessed him with these gifts and talents so that he can help make a difference!