Frank J. “Pat” Dodd

Frank J. “Pat” Dodd was appointed to the Casino Control Commission by Governor Thomas H. Kean and was sworn into office on March 2, 1989.

From 1981 until joining the Commission, Dodd served as chairman of the New Jersey Hazardous Waste Siting Commission.  Previously, he served two terms in the New Jersey General Assembly, from 1966 to 1970. He then served three terms in the New Jersey Senate, until 1982.  He was Senate President from 1974 to 1975 and served as Acting Governor.

In 1981, Dodd ran unsuccessfully for the democratic gubernatorial nomination.

Dodd attended Upsala College and Seton Hall University.

After leaving the Commission in 1993, Dodd performed consulting work in government affairs and gaming.  He died on May 14, 2010 at the age of 72.