These diverse leaders in industry, business, education and public service from across New Jersey will oversee the top to bottom review of each government department and help manage the appointment process.
Chairman David Samson stated, "We are privileged to have such an accomplished and respected group of leaders from both the private and public sectors heading up our sub-committees on issues and appointments. The first step to ensuring a smooth transition is analyzing and evaluating departmental performance and finding qualified and innovative people to handle the work that needs to be done. They are up to the task."
Members of each issue sub-committee will be released next week.
Transition Sub-Committee Chairs
Lieutenant Governor –Elect Kim Guadagno
Law and Public Safety
David Samson, Esq.
Former New Jersey Attorney General
Senior Partner, Wolff & Samson PC
Office of the Governor
The Honorable Peter Verniero
Former Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court and former New Jersey Attorney General Partner, Sills Cummis & Gross PC
George Gilmore, Esq.
Partner, Gilmore & Monahan
Managing Partner, Mercury Public Affairs, LLC
Banking and Insurance
Edward B. Deutsch, Esq.
Managing Partner, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP.
Senator Sandra B. Cunningham
State Senator (31st Legislative District)
Economic Development and Growth
Mayor John McCormac
Mayor of Woodbridge
Former State Treasurer
Co-Chair: Dennis M. Bone
President/CEO of Verizon New Jersey
Education Dr. Susan Cole
President of Montclair State University
Energy and Utilities
Bob Martin Retired Partner,
The Honorable Marcia Karrow
New Jersey State Senator (23rd District)
Gaming, Sports and Entertainment
Jon Hanson Chairman and Founder of the Hampshire Real Estate Companies
Former Chairman, New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority
President and CEO, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute
Human Services & Children and Families
Administrator, County of Morris
Labor and Workforce Development
Debra P. DiLorenzo
President/CEO of the Chamber Of Commerce Southern New Jersey
Military and Veterans Affairs
Colonel (Ret) Mike Warner, United States Army
Senior Vice President, AECOM
Former Commissioner of Transportation and former NJ Transit Board Chairman
Treasury The Honorable Michael A. Ferguson
Former United States Congressman (NJ-7)
Chairman/CEO of Ferguson Strategies