Jack Conners (D-Pennsauken)

Elected for a sixth term, Jack Conners has been representing the people of the 7th Legislative District as their Assemblyman since 1998. Assemblyman Conners serves as a Deputy Speaker of the State Assembly, as well as Chairman of the Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee. He is also a member of the State Government and Financial Institutions & Insurance Committees.

 

Assemblyman Conners served in the Army National Guard from 1964 to 1969, and in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1969 to 1970. Assemblyman Conners has been honored by the New Jersey National Guard with the Meritorious Service Medal, Commendation Medal, and Seven Seals Award for contributions on behalf of the men and women of the New Jersey National Guard and Reserve. He was also named Veterans of Foreign Wars “Legislator of the Year” for 2001 and 2007. The NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities presented

Assemblyman Conners with a 2004 Dedication of Service award for his support of developmentally disabled New Jerseyans and their leadership training program. In May of 2009, the Department of New Jersey Jewish War Veterans of the USA presented Assembly Conners with their Legislator of the Year award for his commitment and devotion to causes of Veterans.

 

The Assemblyman sponsored legislation for a medal to honor our veterans who served in the Vietnam War which has become law; and he has also sponsored legislation that created the World War II Memorial Fund.  The Assemblyman continues to keep the needs of our country’s veterans in the forefront of the GeneralAssembly by drafting legislation to provide, protect and preserve veterans’ benefits. Since 2001, he has been proud to host an annual POW/MIA Remembrance Breakfast. In 2005, he was presented with the Camden County Veterans Special Recognition Award, and in 2006 was the recipient of the National Guard Association’s Patrick Henry Award.

 

For 24 years, Assemblyman Conners worked for Bank of America as the Vice-President and Regional Manager of Government Banking. He presently serves as a full-time legislator. He has previously served as president of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Camden and Gloucester Counties, president of Willingboro Jaycees, president of the Camden Lions Club, board member and treasurer of the Salvation Army-Camden Unit, board member of the Pennsauken Free Public Library, and treasurer of the Pennsauken High School Foundation.

 

The Assemblyman resides with his wife Rosemary in Pennsauken. They are the parents of three sons, Sean, Chris and Jay.

 

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Delran, NJ 08075

 

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Jack Conners (D-Pennsauken)