Office of the Secretary of State
Department of State
125 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
Jon S. Corzine
Nina Mitchell Wells
Secretary of State
Contact: Susan Evans
Press Office 609.777.0830
Secretary of State to Host Event to Recognize AmeriCorps Members for Year of Service to New Jersey
WHEN: Friday, May 29, 2009, 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
WHERE: Rutgers Cook Campus Center, New Brunswick
DETAILS: Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Wells will recognize New Jersey's AmeriCorps members who have served in communities through the state during program year 2008-09. AmeriCorps is the national service program that provides service in the priority areas of education, human needs, environmental protection and homeland security. Workshops will follow on topics related to career and educational options.
Keynote Remarks: Nina Mitchell Wells, NJ Secretary of State
Moving Forward: Ben Howell, AmeriCorps Alums/POL - Hands on Network
Keynote Speaker: Lt. Colonel Jerome Hatfield, Deputy Superintendent of Homeland Security, NJ State Police.
The AmeriCorps members will also be recognized by Dr. Anthony Campbell, Dean of Students at Rider University, who is the Chair of the NJ Commission on National and Community Service, which guides and oversees the AmeriCorps program.
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