Government Relations Division
Overview

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.

Division Staff
NameTitle
BEAVER IV, ALFRED H. DIRECTOR
CORNAVACA, DEBORAH DIRECTOR OF GR - POLITICS & POLICY
HADLEY, SEAN W. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
SHERIDAN, ADAM M. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
HANZES, ANNA J. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
PFEFFER, FRANCINE L. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
GIGLIO III, MICHAEL A. ASSOC DIRECTOR ONLINE LEGIS/POLITICAL ORGANIZING
FLYNN, MICHAEL P. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
DELGADO, ELOY J. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
BEICHERT, MARYBETH ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
KEMERY, MARY E. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - HEADQUARTERS
MCWILLIAMS, CAROL A. SECRETARY HEADQUARTERS
PROCELL, CHRISTIE SECRETARY HEADQUARTERS
DARE, CHRISTINA V. CONSULTANT
FRAZIER JR, JAMES R. CONSULTANT
KEBRDLE, PATRICIA A. CONSULTANT
WHEELER, ERIN E. CONSULTANT