Christie files direct appointments

Governor Chris Christie filed the following nominations and direct appointments with the State Senate and Secretary of State’s Office. 

The Governor’s nominations are subject to the advice and consent of the State Senate…




Atlantic County Board of Taxation

Nominate for appointment Gregory S. Sykora (Somers Point, Atlantic)


Bergen County Board of Taxation

Nominate for appointment John F. Zisa (Hackensack, Bergen)


New Jersey Historical Commission

Nominate for reappointment Joseph E. Salvatore, M.D. (Cape May, Cape May)


state lottery commission

Nominate for appointment Patrick P. Toscano, Jr., Esq. (Fairfield, Essex)


New Jersey Meadowlands Commission

County – Hudson

Nominate for appointment Albert E. Cameron, Jr. (Jersey City, Hudson)


New Jersey State Museum Board of Trustees

Nominate for appointment Maureen Malloy Ferguson (New Providence, Union)


Richard Stockton State College Board of Trustees

Nominate for appointment Ronald W. Johnson, MBA, FACHE (Linwood, Atlantic)






New jersey health information technology commission

Health Insurance Carrier Representative

Appoint Douglas E. Blackwell (Hoboken, Hudson)


State Investment Council

New Jersey Education Association Representative

Reappoint Timothy McGuckin (Riverton, Burlington)


State board of veterinary medical examiners

Licensed Veterinarian

Reappoint Mark W. Logan, VMD (Cape May Court House, Cape May)

Appoint Rachel Beth Gardner, DVM, ACVIM (Flemington, Hunterdon)

Reappoint Marc A. Rosenberg, VMD (Ventnor City, Atlantic)


Public Member

Appoint Mario E. Giron (Belleville, Essex)




Departmental Appointment Subject to Governor’s Approval

Governor Chris Christie today also approved Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Lori Grifa’s appointment for local housing authorities. This direct appointment does not require Senate confirmation.



           Appoint Chancellor M. Van Sciver (Burlington, Burlington) Christie files direct appointments