Governor Phil Murphy

Restart and Recovery Advisory Council

The Governor’s Restart and Recovery Advisory Council brings together leaders from diversity industry groups and community organizations throughout New Jersey to advise state leadership on economic matters impacted by COVID-19.

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Zakiya Smith Ellis

Secretary of Higher Education
State of New Jersey
Co-Chair

Tim Sullivan portrait

Tim Sullivan

Chief Executive Officer
Economic Development Authority
Co-Chair

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Jose Lozano

President and CEO
ChooseNJ
Co-Chair

Subcommittees

 

First Name Last Name Organization
Marlene Asselta Southern New Jersey Development Council
David Barry Ironstate Development
Joe Baumann McManimon, Scotland, & Baumann
Staci Berger Housing and Community Development 
Wassem Boraie Boraie Development LLC
David Brogan NJ Apartment Association
Sarah Clarke New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO)
Tom Considine McKelroy and Deutch
Bill Colgan Community Healthcare Associates
Jeff Crum Community Asset Preservation Corporation
Morris Davis Rutgers Center for Real Estate
Eileen Della Volle KS Engineers
Mike Demarco Mack Cali Realty Corp 
Joe  DeMark Sheetmetal Workers
Janice Fine School of Management and Labor Relations
Jeremy Farrell LeFrak Organization
Stephen Fluhr Unibail Rodamco Westfield
Christiana Foglio Community Investment Strategies Inc.
Carl Goldberg Canoe Brook Management LLC
Lori Grifa Archer Greiner
Derrek Griggs Affordable Housing Alliance 
Michael Hanrahan American Institute of Architects NJ
Joe Jingoli Joseph Jingoli & Son Inc. 
Lisa John-Basta Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi Law
Vincent Lane  IUPAT DC 711
Michael Maloney UA Local 9
Nevins McCann Connell Foley
Mike McGuinness NAIOP
Gil  Medina Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis
Bill  Mullen New Jersey State Building & Construction Trades Council
Wendy Neu Hugo Neu
Darwin Roman National Association of Latino Professional Realtors South Jersey
John Saraceno Onyx
Carol Ann Short New Jersey Builders Association
David Simon Simon Property Group 
Ron Simoncini Axiom Communications
William Sproule Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
Elizabeth Tice K. Hovnanian Homes
Richard Tolson Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
Jerry Zaro Sills Cummis
First Name Last Name Organization
Peggy Anastos Latinas United for Political Empowerment Fund (LUPE)
Ras  Baraka Urban Mayors Association
Joe  Calabro International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, International Executive Council
Eugene  Caldwell New Jersey County Jail Wardens Association
Mike Cerra League of Municipalities 
Pat  Colligan NJ State Policemen’s Benevolent Association
Tom DeGise Hudson County Executive
Joe  DiVincenzo Essex County Executive
John Donnadio New Jersey Association of Counties
Ed  Donnelly New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association
Bob  Fox New Jersey Fraternal Order of Police
Brian Hughes Mercer County Executive
Al  Kelly Urban Mayor Association
Janice Kovach Mayor New Jersey League of Municipalities
Colleen Lapp Tax Collectors & Treasurers Association of NJ
Dennis Levinson Atlantic County Executive
Mike  Mastronardy Sheriffs - Constitutional Officers Association
Steve  McConlogue Professional Firefighters of New Jersey
John McCormac Mayor of Woodbridge Township
Dave Miller Mercer County Finance Officers
Janice Mironov NJ Conference of Mayors/New Jersey League of Municipalities
Frank  Moran Urban Mayors Association
Teri O'Connor NJ Association of County Administrators
Steve  Peter Clerks Constitutional Officers Association
Hetty Rosenstein Communications Workers of America
Gerry  Seneski Cumberland County Finance Officer
Connor Shaw International Union of Journeymen and Allied Trades
Susan Shin Angulo Mayor of Cherry Hill
Amol Sinha American Civil Liberties Union
Jim  Tedesco Bergen County Executive
Steve  Tully American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees New Jersey
Jaclyn Veasey Mayor of Evesham Township
Matt  Watkins Bloomfield Township Municipal Manager
First Name Last Name Organization
Dr. Kemi Alli NJPCA and Henry J. Austin FQHC in Trenton
Bill Anastassatos Hospital-based Outpatient Services for Kessler Institution for Rehabilition
David Baiada Bayada Home Health Care
Cathy Bennett NJHA
Mike Beson Guide Strategies
Maura Collinsgru NJ Citizen Action
Kevin  Conlin Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
Joan Dublin NJPCA and Metropolitan FQHC in Jersey City
Shereef Elnahal University Hospital
Nancy Fitterer NJ Home Healthcare Hospice Association
Dr. Dovid Friedman Center for Health Education Medicine & Dentistry
Brian Gragnolati Atlantic Health System
Robert Garrett Hackensack Meridian Health
Perry Halkitis Rutgers School of Public Health
Heather Howard Princeton University - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Dr. Steve Landers CEO of Visiting Nurse Association
Dr. Marc J. Levine MSNJ
Ev Liebman AARP
Al Maghazehe Capital Health
Joe Masciondaro CarePlus
Ana Montero Red Cross Recovery
Kevin O'Dowd Cooper Hospital 
Barry Ostrowsky RWJ Barnabas Health
Dr. Jubril Oyeyemi Cherry Hill Free Clinic & Virtua Health
Dr. Jon Regis Reliance Medical Group LLC
Jeff Shanton NJ Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Milly Silva Service Employees International Union 1199
Kevin J.  Slavin St. Joseph's Health
Mark Taylor NJ Pharmacist Association
Keeanga Taylor Princeton University
Ward Sanders Health Plans Association
Dr. Mitchell Weiner NJ Dental Association
Debbie White Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE)
First Name Last Name Organization
Stephen Blazejewski New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Linda Bowden  PNC Bank-Small Business
Francisco Cortes New Jersey State Veterans Chamber of Commerce
Jeanne Cretella New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association
Luis Delahoz Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Leon Fraser New Jersey Small Business Development Center
Barri Gibson  Ruby Red Roots 
Bill Granfield SEIU Local 100 – Unite Here (restaurant workers )
John Harmon African American Chamber of Commerce NJ
Paul Hoffmann Liberty Science Center 
Duvi Honig Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce
Frank Isoldi Caldwell Banker
Jill Johnson Institution for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Peter Kasabach New Jersey Future
Raymond Lamboy Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc.
Richard Lawton NJ Sustainable Business Council
Brandon McKoy New Jersey Policy Perspective
Vonda McPherson Restaurant Operater Newark 
John McWeeney New Jersey Bankers Association
Carmen Mendiola Restaurant and Small Business Advisory committee in Jersey City
Maria Nieves Hudson County Chamber of Commerce
Priti Pandya-Patel NJ Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce
Vipul Patel Asian American Retail Association
Ben Pearlman New Jersey Retail Merchants Association
Jill Peterson ABCO Federal Credit Union
Corinne Power Camden-Restaurant Operater
Christina Renna Chamber of Commerce, Southern New Jersey
Nadeem "Nick" Saleem Islamic Center of South Jersey/ United Wealth Group LLC
John Sarno Employers Association of NJ
Michele Siekerka New Jersey Business & Industry Association
Dean  Smith NJ Main Street Alliance 
First Name Last Name Organization
Jeff Altschuler Allied Beverage Group
Tiffany Bohlin FullBlue360
Laurel  Brennan American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
Patricia Campos Medina, PHD The Worker Institute, ILR Cornell University
Kim Case Research & Development Council (R&D)
Gail Ciccione Becton Dickinson
Adam Ciongoli Campbell Soup Company
Jessica Culley El Comite de Apoyo a Los Trabajadores Agricoles (CATA)
Sara Cullinane Make the Road
Linda Doherty New Jersey Food Council
Lisa Dreilinger Reckitt Benckiser (RB)
Adam Glauberg Johnson & Johnson 
Dennis Hart Chemistry Council of New Jersey
Debbie Hart BioNJ
Dr. John  Impellizzeri Rutgers University
Dr. Jean-Pierre Issa Coriell Institute for Medical Research
John Kennedy New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP)
Shirley Kline Agriculture Community
Roxanne Lagano Zoetis Inc
Wendy Lazarus Pfizer
Samuel Nesbit FedEx
Dean Paranicas Healthcare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ)
Mark Patterson Badische Anilin und Soda Fabrik (BASF)
Alphonse Rispoli Teamsters
Charles  Rosen Ironbound Farms
Nancy Rurkowski Bristol-Myer Squibb
Anthony Russo Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey(CIANJ
Joe Sheridan Wakefern Food Corporation
Tom Szaky TerraCycle
Kim Van Utrecht United Parcel Service (UPS)
David Young United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW)
First Name Last Name Organization
Neil Bhaskar Bode Foundation
Thomas Bracken NJ Chamber of Commerce
Charlene Brown American Telephone & Telegraph (ATT)
Kevin  Brown  Service Employees International Union 32-BJ
Cathleen Callahan Bank of America
Arthur Cifelli The Venn Group
Kevin  Cummings Investors Bank
Marilyn  Davis Altice - New Jersey Cable Telecommunications Association
Alma DeMetropolis JPMorgan Chase
Marcus Dyer WithumSmith + Brown
Mitch  Livingston New Jersey Manufacturers
Laura Matos Kivvit, Latinas United for Political Empowerment PAC (LUPE)
Carlos Medina  Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Michelle  Meyer-Shipp Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG)
Pamela Miller Global Strategies
Christine O'Brien Insurance Council of NJ
Evelyn Padin New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA)
Raj Parikh Genova Burns
Braxton Plummer Verizon
Aaron Price New Jersey Tech Council
Brenda Ross-Dulan Princeton Chamber of Commerce
Jatinder Singh Account Vision LLC
Jackie Taylor Ernest & Young Global Limited (EY)
Gina Tedesco Golden Seeds
Ian Trombley NBC Universal
Kelly Watson Markel Consultants
First Name Last Name Organization
Mohsen  Badran ACCSES New Jersey Inc. 
Tom Baffuto The ARC of NJ
Jessica  Berrocal  NJ Sisterhood 
Jacob Caplan EasterSeals NJ
Tiffany Cardwell Coalition of Day Care Centers in Jersey City- New Brunswick 
Peter Chen Advocates for Children NJ
Joshua  Cohen Jewish Federation 
Ronsha Dickerson Camden We Choose
Rev Eric Dobson SFair Share Housing
Rev Raymond Fawole Association of African Clergy
Christian Fuscarino Garden State Equality
Kiran Gaudioso United Way Northern New Jersey
Susan Haspel Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey
Elaine Helms Rain Foundation 
Renee Koubiadis Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey
Adele LaTourette Hunger Free New Jersey
Rev Sara Lilja Lutheran Episcopal Advocacy Ministry of New Jersey
Wendy Martinez New Jersey Coalition of Latino Pastors and Ministers
Michael McCarthy International Longshoreman’s Association
Rev Marilyn  Mornoe Harris United Missionary Baptist Convention of New Jersey
Salah Mustafa Islamic Center of Passaic County
Bishop Joshua Rodriguez National Latino Evangelical Coalition, New Jersey Coalition of Latino Pastors and Minsters
Carlos Rodriguez Community FoodBank of New Jersey
Rev. Louis  Roundtree Newark office of Clergy Affairs
Phyllis Salowe-Kay New Jersey Citizen Action
Avi Schnall Agudath Israel of America
Rev. Dr. Danny Scotton Alpha Baptist Church
Rev. John Taylor Friendship Baptist Church
Rev. Lester Taylor General Baptist Convention of New Jersey
Imam Uhmar Salahuddin Pleasantville
Cecelia Zalkind Advocates for Children of New Jersey
Wei Han Zhou Community Options
First Name Last Name Organization
Curtis Bashaw Congress Hall
Ray Brogan Recreational Fishing Alliance
Steve   Callender Casino Association of New Jersey
Brian  Cheripka iStar Development 
Vicki  Clark NJ Tourism Industry Association
Dennis Drazin Monmouth Park
Haime  Elhai New York Jets
Curtis  Farrow Irving Street Rep 
Jarrod Grasso NJ Realtors
Peter Guelli New York Giants
Jeff Gural GFP Real Estate
Marilou  Halvorsen NJ Restaurant & Hospital Association
Bishop Hargrove Atlantic City Minister Coalition 
Amy Herbold Triple Five
Jim Kirkos Meadowlands Chamber
Dan McCarthy Lake Hopatcong Commission
Bob McDevitt Unite Here Local 54
Will  Morey Morey Piers
Kevin  O'Brien IATSE
Scott O'Neil  Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment
Sheila Reynertson New Jersey Policy Perspective
Marilyn Schlossbach New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association
Brendan  Sciarra Cape May Brewing 
Jon Schreiber NJPAC
Eric Stiles New Jersey Audubon Society
Ron  Vandeveen Metlife Stadium
Peter Ward Hotel Trades Council
Roberto Yañez Univision
First Name Last Name Organization
Scott Braen Concrete and Aggregate Assoc
Robert Briant Utility and Transportation Contractors Association
Amit  Bose HNTB, Coalition for Northeast Corridor
Nat Bottigheimer Regional Plan Association
Dave Smith UTCA
Alixon Collazos B Gill Group
Dennis Daggett International Longshoreman's Association - 1094
Jim Fakult Jersey Central Power & Light Company
Reva Foster New Jersey Black Issues Convention
Pam Frank Charge EVC
David Gahl Solar Energy Industry Association
Steve  Gardner Laborers International Union of North America
Daniel Gumble International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 164
Kim Haneman PSE&G
Jerome Johnson International Association of Sheet Metal Air Rail & Transportation
Jill  Kaplan United Airlines
Glen  Kartalis Council of Engineers 
Jerry Keenan New Jersey Alliance for Action
Jack Koscic Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey
Barry Kushnir IFPTE Local 194
Greg Lalavee Operating Engineers 825
Melissa Lavinson Pepco Holdings-Atlantic City Electric
Nadine Leslie Suez Water
Ev Liebeman AARP 
Ali  Maher Center for Advanced Infrastructure & Transportation
Yusuf Mehta Rowan University
Lauren Moore Atlantic County Economic Alliance
John Nardi New York Shipping Association
Cheryl Norton American Water
Fred  Potter Teamsters
Mike Renna South Jersey Industries
Orlando Riley Amalgamated Transit Union
Nick Sifuentes Tri State Transportation Campaign
Scott  Sprengel Executive VP of Coach USA and VP of the BANJ
Rick Thigpen PSE&G
Fred  Warner AECOM
Steve  Westhoven NJ Natural Resources
Ray Woodall Ironworkers 11
Charlie Wowkanech NJ AFL-CIO