Braz named to New Leaders Council national board of directors

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Justin Braz has been named to the national board of directors of the New Leaders Council (NLC), a national leadership training institute for progressive political entrepreneurs that includes trendsetters, elected officials and civically-engaged leaders in business and industry.

Braz, 27, a Jersey City resident, is currently the chief of staff for New Jersey State Assembly Budget Committee Chairman Gary S. Schaer (D-36). Before joining Schaer’s office, Braz served in numerous capacities including as the political coordinator for 1199 Service Employees International Union, representing thousands of healthcare workers throughout New Jersey, and as chief of staff to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Chairwoman Annette Quijano (D-20).

Braz is also chapter director and a founding member of the New Jersey state chapter of the NLC, winning National Chapter of the Year in 2013 and 2014.

Braz named to New Leaders Council national board of directors