New Jersey Governor-Elect Chris Christie announced today additional members of the Transition New Jersey sub-committees, including Military and Veterans Affairs, State, Banking and Insurance, Community Affairs, Gaming, Sports and Entertainment, Agriculture and Authorities. These sub-committees will conduct a top to bottom review of their respective government department and agency.
Military and Veterans Affairs
Col. Mike Warner, U.S. Army (Ret.), Chair
President, SMH International
Dr. John de Talvo
Retired Superintendent of Schools, Perth Amboy
Robert Ferguson, Jr., USN
President, Ambrose Asset Management
Gen. Paul Glazar, ANG (Ret.)
Retired General and Consultant
Senior Adviser, Department of Homeland Security
Ronald Griffin, U.S. Army
Gold Star Father and Founder, Military Families United
Mary Annie Harper
Chief of Staff, Congressman LoBiondo
Col. Peter O’Hagan, USMC (Ret.)
Former Director, New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety
Lieutenant Governor-Elect Kim Guadagno, Chair
Consultant, Brown & Brown Metro Insurance
Morris County Clerk
Jack Carbone, Esq.
Partner, Carbone and Faase
Seminar Director, Leadership New Jersey and Ph. D. Candidate, Bloustein School, Rutgers University
President/ C.E.O., Liberty Science Center
Director, TeleTech Corp.
Terriann Moore-Abrams, Esq.
Chief Attorney, Essex County
President, Quadrant Arts Education Research
Banking and Insurance
Edward Deutsch, Chair
Chairman, Somerset Hills Bancorp and Partner, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP
Vice President of Government Relations, MetLife
Retired Executive, Goldman Sachs
James V. Gorman
Chairman, Blue Warrior Capital
Russell L. Hewit
Senior Partner, Dughi & Hewit, P.C.
Leo Leyva, Esq.
Shareholder, Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, PA
President/CEO, Pascack Community Bank
Co-Owner, World Auto Group
JT PAC, US Representative
Director of Global Market Research, Deutsche Bank
The Honorable Sandra Cunningham, Chair
State Senator, 31st District
Alfred Koeppe, Chair
CEO, Newark Alliance
Mayor John Bencivengo
Mayor of Hamilton Township
Community Development Ombudsman, NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency
Hank Butehorn, Esq.
Partner, Ronan Tuzzio & Giannone
Senior Partner, The Human Resource Partnership LLC
George Louis Garcia
Managing Partner, Garcia Turula LLC.
Kelly Hatfield, PhD
Former Councilwoman, Summit
Mayor Kennedy O’Brien
Mayor of Sayreville
Regional Sales Director, CMG Mortgage Insurance Company
Michael Pane, Esq.
Partner, Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, PC
Deputy Mayor, Middletown
Former Township Manager, Livingston
CEO, New Jersey Builders Association
Alan Zakin, Esq.
Principal, Alan Zakin Associates
Gaming, Sports and Entertainment
Jon Hanson, Chair
Chairman and Founder of the Hampshire Real Estate Companies
Former Chairman, New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority
Joseph Corbo, Jr.
Vice President and General Counsel, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
CEO, Deo Volente Farm
Former Acting Executive Director, New Jersey Lottery
CEO, Trump Entertainment
Commentator, YES Network
Partner, Fishman, Littlefield & Fishman LLC
Former Athletic Director, Rutgers University
Chief of Investigations, NJ Lottery
Vice President of Government Relations and Development, Harrah's Enterntainment, Inc.
John Tsanas, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Principal, Tulfra Realty
Founder, YES Network and Former CEO/COO, Yankeenets
George Gilmore, Chair
Chairman, Ocean County Republican Organization
General Manager, Alstede Farms LLC
Farmer and Deputy Mayor, Upper Pittsgrove
Chairman, Cumberland County Republican Organization
Owner, Atlantic Blueberry Company
Former Secretary of Agriculture and Owner, Kuperus Farmside Gardens & Florist
Steven V. Lee, IV
Secretary/Treasurer, Lee Brothers, Inc
Farmer, Melick's Town Farm and Former Member, State Board of Agriculture
Assistant Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation
Vice-President/Co-Owner, Tomasello Winery
Freeholder, Sussex County
Michael DuHaime, Chair
Managing Partner, Mercury Public Affairs, LLC
Andrew S. Berns, Esq.
Partner, Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, P.C.
Executive Chairman, Conner Strong
John J. Carney, Esq.
Partner, Baker Hostetler, LLP
Oren Dabney, Sr.
CEO, Jersey City Incinerator Authority
Anthony Della Pelle, Esq.
Attorney, McKirdy and Riskin PA
Craig Domalewski, Esq.
Partner, Dughi and Hewit, PC
Daniel R. Lindemann, Esq.
Attorney, Lindemann LLC
Thaddeus Maciag, Esq.
Attorney, Maciag Law LLC
Steven H. Sholk, Esq.
Director, Gibbons P.C.
Charles H. Shotmeyer
President, Shotmeyer Brothers, Inc.
Former Senior Account Administrator, Keane Organization
Mary Elizabeth Warner, Esq.Corporate Counsel, Quick Chek Corporation