Governor Chris Christie Files Nominations

Governor Chris Christie filed the following nominations with the State Senate. The Governor’s nominations are subject to the advice and consent of the State Senate.


Nominate for appointment Esther Suarez (Secaucus, Hudson)

Commissioner of the Department of Human Services
Nominate for appointment Elizabeth Connolly, MPA (North Brunswick, Middlesex) 

Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Inc. of New Jersey Board of Directors
Public Members
Nominate for appointment the Honorable Mary E. O’Dowd (Princeton, Mercer)
Nominate for reappointment Michael M. Quick (Haddonfield, Camden)
Nominate for reappointment Russell L. Hewit, Esq. (New Vernon, Morris) 

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Rutgers University Board of Governors
Public Member
Nominate for appointment Joseph M. Rigby, MBA, CPA (Washington, D.C.)  

Rowan University Board of Trustees
Public Members
Nominate for reappointment Isabelita Marcelo Abele (Mantua, Gloucester)
Nominate for reappointment Brenda J. Bacon (Voorhees, Camden)
Nominate for appointment Frank Giordano (Moorestown, Burlington)
Nominate for appointment Thomas J. Gallia, Ed.D. (Glassboro, Gloucester)