Christie files appointments


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




Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism

Public Member

Appoint Thomas V. Macchiaverna (Toms River, Ocean)

Public Member – Individual or Family Member with Autism

Appoint Elizabeth K. Bell (Pennington, Mercer)

Autism Organization Representatives

Reappoint Gary Weitzen (Lakewood, Ocean)

Reappoint B. Madeleine Goldfarb (Livingston, Essex)

Appoint Dana E. Spett, MSW (Mahwah, Bergen)

Health Care Organization Representative

Reappoint Caroline Eggerding, M.D. (Haddonfield, Camden)

Academic Institution Recommendations

Reappoint Ketan Kansagra, M.D., F.A.A.P. (Warren, Somerset)

Appoint Samuel Sheng-Hung Wang, Ph.D. (Princeton, Mercer)

Appoint Cheryl F. Dreyfus, Ph.D. (Short Hills, Essex)

Appoint Wilma Judith Friedman, Ph.D. (New York, NY)


Garden State Preservation Trust

Governor’s Public Member

Appoint Laura Overdeck (Short Hills, Essex)

Christie files appointments