Christie files direct appointments

Governor Chris Christie filed the following direct appointments with the Secretary of State’s Office…



Salem County Board of Elections

Public Member

Appoint Dana Mulligan (Pilesgrove, Salem)

New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust Board of Directors

Appointment by the Governor Upon the Recommendation of the Senate President

Reappoint Robert A. Briant, Jr. (Manasquan, Monmouth)


New Jersey State Board of Optometrists


Appoint Sheldon G. Greenspan, O.D. (Parsippany, Morris)

Appoint Scott Rufolo, O.D. (Millington, Morris)

Reappoint Michael J. Siegel, O.D. (Budd Lake, Morris)

Public Member

Appoint Colette Lamothe-Galette (Rahway, Union)

State Government Representative

Appoint M. Carolyn Daniels, DHSc (Philadelphia, PA)


New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy

Massage/Bodywork Therapists

Appoint David E. Bank (New Brunswick, Middlesex)

Appoint Lori Keith, LMT-NJ, CCA (Toms River, Ocean)

Appoint Bruce A. Spicer, LMT (Manchester, Ocean)

Executive Branch Member

Appoint Sondra M. Fountain (Toms River, Ocean)


State Board of Social Work Examiners

Licensed Social Worker

Appoint Patricia McKernan, MSW, LSW (Westampton, Burlington)

Certified Social Worker

Appoint Philip T. McCabe, CSW (Ocean Grove, Monmouth)

Social Work Educator – Baccalaureate Level Program

Appoint Lisa Eileen Cox, Ph.D. (Galloway, Atlantic)  

Public Member

Appoint Deanna F. Sperling, RN (Lakewood, Ocean)


Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board

New Jersey Prosecutors’ Association Representative

Appoint the Honorable Sean F. Dalton, Esq. (Monroeville, Gloucester)

Law Guardian

Reappoint James A. Louis, Esq. (Ewing, Mercer)

Pediatrician with Expertise in Child Abuse and Neglect

Appoint Kathryn M. McCans, M.D. (Havertown, PA)

Social Work Educator with Experience and Expertise in Child Abuse/Related Field

Reappoint Judy L. Postmus, Ph.D. (Dunellen, Middlesex)

Substance Abuse Expert

Appoint Manuel Guantez, Psy.D. (Fairfield, Essex)

Christie files direct appointments