Marie Blistan, a high school special education resource center teacher in Washington Township public schools, is the president of the New Jersey Education Association. Blistan previously served as NJEA’s vice president (2013 – 2017) and secretary-treasurer (2009-2013). She was re-elected to a second two-year term as president effective Sept. 1, 2019, which she will serve until August 31, 2021. Continue reading…
Sean M. Spiller
Sean Spiller, a high school science teacher in the Wayne public schools, is vice president of the New Jersey Education Association. Spiller previously served as NJEA’s secretary-treasurer (2013 – 2017). He was elected as NJEA vice president beginning Sept. 1, 2017. Continue reading…
Steve Beatty, a twenty-five year high school social studies teacher in the Bridgewater-Raritan school district, is secretary-treasurer of the New Jersey Education Association. Beatty was elected to his second two-year term in September 2019. Continue reading…
The NJEA Executive Committee includes the three officers, plus one or more representatives elected from each county or equivalent unit of representation, based on membership enrollment. County and unit representatives serve for three-year terms, except as necessary to stagger terms of office. Weighted voting is utilized to reflect the one-person, one-vote principle. The committee meets monthly to conduct Association business. Learn more >>
The NJEA Delegate Assembly (DA) formulates Association policies.The DA includes 127 representatives proportionately elected from the counties for two-year terms. Each county is represented by its affiliated county association president plus one delegate for each 1 percent of the state total of active members of the Association. In addition, one delegate each represents retired, student, and administrative members who do not otherwise have the representation through normal channels. Learn more >>
Delegate Assembly Alternates
The NJEA Constitution provides for elected alternates for Delegate Assembly members. Members of the Delegate Assembly who cannot attend a meeting may designate an alternate from their county to act in their respective places. Alternates must bring written statements from the Delegate Assembly member whom they represent. Learn more >>
County Presidents and Offices
The county education associations, affiliates of NJEA, coordinate activities in political action, training, bargaining, and organizing with local associations, as well as social activities. They provide a vehicle for local associations to network within the county and coordinate activities with NJEA. The elected county association presidents serve on the policy-making NJEA Delegate Assembly.Learn more >>
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