TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie filed the following direct appointments with the Secretary of State’s Office today.
New Jersey Veterans’ Hospital Task Force
Public Member NJBIA
Appoint James C. Wallace, Sr. (Medford, Burlington)
New Jersey State Board of Optometrists
Appoint Michael J. Siegel, O.D. (Budd Lake, Morris)
State Interagency Coordinating Council
Appoint Jaime L. Martin (Pitman, Gloucester)
Appoint Michele M. Tyler (Westampton, Burlington)
Appoint Tia P. Dix (Medford, Burlington)
Appoint Rachel Badalamenti (Towaco, Morris)
Appoint Catherine Noble Colucci (Iselin, Middlesex)
State Agency Rep.
Appoint Gloria M. Rodriguez, D.S.W. (North Plainfield, Somerset)
Child Welfare Agency Rep. (Foster Care)
Appoint Michele Safrin (Flemington, Hunterdon)
Child Mental Health Rep.
Appoint Rosemary Browne (Manchester, Ocean)
State Medicaid Rep.and Child Care Agency Rep.
Appoint Thomas Lind, M.D., F.A.A.P. (Sewell, Gloucester)
Education of Homeless Children and Youths Rep.
Appoint Danielle Anderson-Thomas (Moorestown, Burlington)
Head Start Agency Rep.
Appoint Lisa Della Vecchia (Mount Laurel, Burlington)
Reappoint Warren E. Moore, FACHE (Princeton, Mercer)
Reappoint Joseph A. Holahan, M.D., F.A.A.P. (River Vale, Bergen)
Departmental Appointments Subject to Governor’s Approval
Gov. Chris Christie today also approved Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Lori Grifa’s appointment for a local housing authority and Department of Human Services Commissioner Jennifer Velez’s appointments to the following board of trustees. These direct appointments do not require Senate confirmation.
Hackensack Housing Authority
Appoint Gino Tessaro (Hackensack, Bergen)
Hunterdon Developmental Center Board of Trustees
Reappoint Frank C. Hooper (Clinton, Hunterdon)
Appoint Cynthia J. Yard (Flemington, Hunterdon)