Government Relations

NJEA Government Relations coordinates NJEA's legislative activities and political campaigns and is responsible for the monitoring functions of government departments, bureaus, and agencies.

It also is responsible for working with Association committees which study educational legislation and regulations, which recommend educational policy, and which deal with such issues as certification, evaluation, tenure, environmental issues, special education, and vocational education.

The legislative and political action activities include, but are not limited to: legislative analysis and reporting, testimony before legislative committees, coordination of all legislative and congressional lobbying, state and federal political action efforts, and legislative/political action training for NJEA members.

The division also monitors the State Board of Education, lobbies and reports on proposed regulations, and responds to member inquiries and problems related to agency activities.

    • GOLD SCHNITZER, GINGER C.
    • DIRECTOR
    • BAKER, BRIAN K.
    • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
    • BEICHERT, MARYBETH
    • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
    • FLYNN, MICHAEL P.
    • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
    • GIGLIO III, MICHAEL A.
    • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
    • HADLEY, SEAN W.
    • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
    • PFEFFER, FRANCINE L.
    • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
    • SCHROEDER BUONSANTE, BETH
    • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
    • VOLZ, BRIAN S.
    • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
    • WARDROP, JOYCE
    • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
    • HANZES, ANNA J.
    • SECRETARY
    • JONES, LINDA
    • SECRETARY
    • MCWILLIAMS, CAROL A.
    • SECRETARY
    • RYLAK, ELIZABETH M.
    • SECRETARY
    • SCHWARTZ, CAROL D.
    • SECRETARY
    • STAR, IRIS E.
    • SECRETARY