Elected Officials Hall of Fame

Recognizing Service

The New Jersey State League of Municipalities inaugurated the Elected Officials Hall of Fame during the Seventh Annual Mayors Legislative Day January 27, 1999, at the State House Annex in Trenton. 

Inductee Requirements

The honor is reserved for local municipal governing body members, active and retired, who have served for 20 or more years as a governing body member.



  1. 2019 INDUCTEES
  2. 2018 Inductees
  3. 2017 Inductees
  4. 2016 Inductees
  5. 2015 Inductees
  6. 2014 Inductees
  7. 2013 Inductees
  8. 2012 Inductees
  9. 2011 Inductees
  10. 2010 Inductees
  11. 2009 Inductees

2019 Inductees

  • Councilman Steven Hatala, Jr., Clifton City
  • Mayor Emeritus Ronald Sutton, Sr. Commercial Township
  • Committeeman David M. Salkin, Freehold Township
  • Committeeman Richard J. Bruning, Lafayette Township
  • Mayor Victor DeLuca, Maplewood Township
  • Mayor Emeritus James Rotundo, Palisades Park
  • Council President Gary S. Schaer, Passaic City
  • Mayor Dennis Sullivan, Somerville Borough
  • Village Trustee Mark Rosner, South Orange Village Township
  • Mayor John P. Watt, Teterboro Borough
  • Deputy Mayor Joseph Florio, Union Township (Union)
  • Committeeman Bruce Peterson, Upper Deerfield Township
  • Mayor Emeritus Silverio A. Vega, West New York Town