League Legislative Committee

Every bill pending before the Legislature that might affect localities is evaluated by the League's Legislative Committee. We thank these volunteers for their contributions to the League, their fellow municipal officials, and the citizens they serve.

Members

  • William J. Kearns, Jr., Esq., League General Counsel, Co-Chairperson, League Legislative Committee
  • Colleen Mahr, Mayor, Fanwood Borough, NJLM President, Co-Chairperson, League Legislative Committee
  • Giovanni D. Ahmad, Manager, Weehawken Township
  • Mark S. Anderson, Esq., League Associate Counsel
  • Nathaniel Anderson, Councilmember, Willingboro Township
  • James Anzaldi, Mayor, Clifton City, NJLM Past President
  • Paul Anzano, Mayor, Hopewell Borough
  • Jillian Barrick, Business Administrator, Morristown Town
  • Joe Bellina, Business Administrator, Freehold Borough
  • Ravinder Bhalla, Mayor, Hoboken City
  • Carol Bianchi, Mayor, Bernards Township
  • Michael Blunt, Mayor, Chesilhurst Borough
  • Susan Bluth, Councilmember, Hightstown Borough
  • J. Christian Bollwage, Mayor, Elizabeth City, NJLM Past President
  • Dave Brown, Executive Director, Linden-Roselle Sewerage Authority
  • Edina Brown, Councilmember, Old Bridge Township
  • Stephanie Bush-Baskette, Esq., Ph.D., Business Administrator, Bridgeton City
  • Ed Buzak, Buzak Law Group, League Assistant Counsel
  • Deborah Buzby-Cope, Mayor, Bass River Township
  • Marge Caldwell-Wilson, Councilmember, Trenton City
  • Robert Campbell, Mayor, Downe Township
  • Peter Cantu, Mayor, Plainsboro Township, NJLM Past President
  • Michael Capabianco, Administrator, Asbury Park City
  • Brian Carlin, Mayor, Burlington Township
  • Fred Carr, Administrator, Perth Amboy City
  • James Cassella, Mayor, East Rutherford, NJLM Immediate Past President
  • Joseph Catenaro, Administrator, Fairfield Township (Essex)
  • Trishka Waterbury Cecil, League Deputy Counsel
  • Chuck Chiarello, Mayor, Buena Vista Township, NJLM Past President
  • Annisia Cialone, Director of Housing, Economic Development & Commerce, Jersey City
  • John Coiro, Mayor, Totowa Borough
  • Robert Collins, Mayor, Kinnelon Borough
  • Sheena Collum, Village President, South Orange Village Township
  • Robert Conley, Mayor, Madison Borough
  • Jennifer Credidio, Esq., McManimon Scotland, League Bond Counsel
  • Mildred Crump, Council President, Newark City
  • Charles Cuccia, Administrator, Little Falls Township
  • William Curtis, Mayor, Bay Head Borough
  • Marc Dashield, Administrator, Princeton
  • Jimmy Davis, Mayor, Bayonne City
  • Joe DeIorio, Chief Financial Officer, Kenilworth Borough
  • David M. DelVecchio, Mayor, Lambertville City, NJLM Past President
  • John DeRienzo, Municipal Liaison, Northwest Bergen County Utilities Authority
  • Wilda Diaz, Mayor, Perth Amboy City
  • Nick DiRocco, Committeeperson, Wall Township
  • Jon Drill, Board of Adjustment Attorney, Raritan Twp./Clinton Twp./Greenwich Twp.
  • John G. Ducey, Mayor, Brick Township
  • Tency A. Eason, Councilmember, Orange City
  • Caroline Ehrlich, Director, Woodbridge Redevelopment Agency
  • Albert Ellis, Planning Board, Watchung Borough
  • Sean Elwell, Mayor, Elsinboro Township, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Gregory Fehrenbach, Interlocal Cooperation & Management Advisor
  • Daniel Flynn, Deputy Mayor, Newton Town, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Jason Gabloff, Chief Financial Officer, Millburn Township
  • Clifford Gibbons, League Municipal Land Use Counsel
  • Richard Goldberg, Mayor, Hawthorne Borough
  • Samantha Gordon, Chief Policy Advisory, Newark City
  • Donald Guardian, Administrator, Toms River Township
  • John Hall, Mayor’s Chief of Staff, Hoboken City
  • Ayesha Hamilton, Councilmember, West Windsor Township
  • Owen Henry, Mayor, Old Bridge Township
  • Sophie Heymann, Planning Board, Closter Borough
  • Josephine (Jo) Hochman, Councilmember, South Brunswick Township
  • William Horton, League Public Works Advisor
  • Sue Howard, Mayor, Monmouth Beach Borough, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Maureen Tansey-Hughes, Environmental Management Specialist, Elizabeth City
  • Susan Jacobucci, Administrator, Paulsboro Borough
  • Glen Jasionowski, Mayor, River Vale Township
  • Barbara George Johnson, Executive Director, NJ Urban Mayors Association
  • Jacquelyn Johnson, Councilmember, East Orange City
  • Lavonne Johnson, Planning Board Member, Willingboro Township
  • Paul Kanitra, Councilmember, Pt. Pleasant Beach Borough
  • Rielly Karsh, Councilmember, Clinton Town
  • Jeffrey Kasko, Deputy Mayor, Haddonfield Borough
  • Keith Kazmark, Mayor, Woodland Park Borough
  • Thomas Kelaher, Mayor, Toms River Township, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Albert Kelly, Mayor, Bridgeton City, NJLM Past President
  • Janice Kovach, Mayor, Clinton Town, NJLM 2nd Vice President
  • Phil Kramer, Mayor, Franklin Township (Somerset)
  • Veronica Laureigh, Administrator, Lacey Township
  • John Laezza, Business Administrator, Clark Township
  • Liz Lempert, Mayor, Princeton, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Cathleen Lewis, Committeeperson, Lawrence Township (Mercer)
  • Mark LoGrippo, Councilmember, Westfield Town
  • Stephen LoIacono, Administrator, North Arlington Borough
  • Phyllis A. Magazzu, Mayor, Berlin Township
  • James Maley, Mayor, Collingswood Borough
  • Adrian Mapp, Mayor, Plainfield City
  • Jason Martucci, Division of Local Government Services
  • Jolanta Maziarz, Planning Board Attorney, Rocky Hill Borough
  • Gloria McCauley, Mayor, Hillsborough Township
  • Timothy C. McDonough, Mayor, Hope Township, NJLM Past President
  • Terry McEwen, Business Administrator, Trenton City
  • Kevin Bernard McMillan, Committeeperson, Neptune Township
  • Robert McQueen, System Analyst, Special Projects, Princeton
  • Paul Medany, Mayor, Deptford Township
  • Anthony Mercantante, Administrator, Director of Public Safety, Middletown Township
  • Bruce Meringolo, Committeeperson, Long Hill Township
  • Alison Miller, Councilmember, West Windsor Township
  • Keiona R. Miller, Councilmember, North Plainfield Borough
  • Menashe Miller, Deputy Mayor, Lakewood Township
  • Frank Minor, Mayor, Logan Township
  • Janice S Mironov, Mayor, East Windsor Township, NJLM Past President
  • Joseph Monzo, Chief Financial Officer, South Brunswick Township
  • Paul Muir, Mayor, Bethlehem Township
  • Robert Munoz, League Associate Counsel
  • Stephanie Murray, Mayor, Middletown Township
  • Gary J. Passanante, Mayor, Somerdale Borough, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Erin Patterson-Gill, Esq., Chief of Staff/Deputy Solicitor, Cherry Hill Township
  • Melissa Perilstein, Administrator of Policy and Strategic Initiatives, Edison Township
  • James Perry, Committeeperson, Hardwick Township, NJLM 1st Vice President
  • Jonathan Peters, Council President, Fair Haven Borough
  • Marc Pfeiffer, Former DLGS Deputy Director
  • Kerry Pflugh, Director, Local Government Liaison/Program Manager, NJDEP, Office of Local Government Assistance
  • William Pikolycky, Mayor, Woodbine Borough, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Guy Piserchia, Deputy Mayor, Long Hill Township, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Nicholas Platt, Committeeperson, Harding Township
  • Stephen D. Reid, Mayor, Point Pleasant Beach
  • Jon Rheinhardt, Administrator/CFO, Wharton Borough
  • William Richardson, Mayor, Waterford Township
  • Matthew S. Rogers, Esq., Municipal Attorney, Ridgewood Village
  • Ronald Roma, Mayor, Beachwood Borough
  • Andre Sayegh, Mayor, Paterson City
  • Marlena Schmid, Business Administrator, West Windsor Township
  • William Senande, City Administrator/CFO, East Orange City
  • Khalifah Shabazz, Corp. Counsel, East Orange City
  • Ziad Andrew Shehady, Administrator, Springfield Township (Union)
  • Al Smith, Mayor, Scotch Plains Township
  • Lawrence Spellman, Administrator, Voorhees Township
  • Domenick Stampone, Mayor, Haledon Borough
  • Douglas Steinhardt, Esq., League Associate Counsel
  • Allan Susen, Administrator/Clerk, Haledon Borough
  • Joseph Tempesta, Jr., Mayor, West Caldwell Township, NJLM Past President
  • Paul Tomasko, Mayor, Alpine Borough, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Jack Trotta, Mayor, Plumsted Township
  • Joseph A. Valenti, Procurement Specialist
  • Paul J. Vallone, M.D., Mayor, Far Hills Borough
  • Anthony Vauss, Mayor, Irvington Township
  • Chris Vaz, Administrator, Seaside Heights Borough
  • Michael Venezia, Mayor, Bloomfield Township, NJLM Executive Board Member
  • Marcos Vigil, Deputy Mayor, Jersey City
  • Brian C. Wahler, Mayor, Piscataway Township, NJLM Past President
  • Suzanne M. Walters, NNJLM Past President
  • Dwayne D. Warren, Esq., Mayor, Orange City
  • Matthew Watkins, Administrator, Bloomfield Township
  • Cyril Wekilsky, Alderman, Boonton Town
  • Millard Wilkinson, NJLM Past President
  • Donna Williams, Council President, Orange City
  • Saul Wolfe, League Tax Counsel
  • Dr. Joseph Youngblood, II Dean, The John S Watson Institute for Public Policy, Thomas Edison State College

Representatives

  • American Public Works Association - Clint Dicksen, Public Works Director, Fanwood
  • Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey - Marie Procacci, CTA, Assessor, Pennsville Township
  • Building Officials Association of New Jersey - Robert LaCosta, Construction Code Official, Scotch Plains
  • Community Recreation Society of New Jersey - Janet Dellett, Recreation Director, Middletown
  • Government Finance Officers Association of New Jersey - Lori Russo, Chief Financial Officer, Marlboro
  • Governmental Purchasing Association of New Jersey - Michelle DeFrancis, Purchasing Agent, Joint Meeting of Essex & Union
  • Jersey Access Group - Richard DeSimone, Managing Director
  • Municipal Clerks Association of New Jersey - Joel Popkin, Executive Director, MCANJ
  • Municipal Court Administrators Association of New Jersey - Walter Mollineaux, Court Administrator, Livingston Township
  • Municipal Electrical Inspectors Association of New Jersey - George Selah, Electrical Subcode Official, Monroe (Middlesex)
  • Municipal Welfare Directors Association of New Jersey - Genevieve Kacmarcik, Social Service Director, Rutherford
  • New Jersey Association of County and City Health Officials - Dave Henry, Health Officer, Monmouth County Reginal Health Commission
  • New Jersey Fire Prevention and Protection Association
  • New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys
  • New Jersey Municipal Management Association - Alexander McDonald, Administrator, Milburn
  • New Jersey Planning Officials - Jason Kasler, Executive Director, New Jersey Planning Officials
  • New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers - Kimberli Craft, Engineer, Hoboken
  • New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutors Association - Stephen Wenger, Municipal Prosecutor, Burlington Township
  • New Jersey State Plumbing Inspectors Association - William Olinger, Plumbing Inspector, Berkeley Heights
  • Registrars Association of New Jersey - Bonnie Brookes, Registrar, Highlands
  • Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association of New Jersey - Linda Canavan, Tax Collector, Saddle River