State of New Jersey
Executive Order #107

Governor Christine Todd Whitman

See EO # 34, #79,and #99, and Whitman and EO #71 Florio.

WHEREAS, Governor Kean established the Governor's Advisory Committee on Public/Private Volunteer Partnerships ("Advisory Committee"); and

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 71 (1992) issued by Governor Florio renamed the Advisory Committee the Governor's Advisory Council on Volunteerism and Community Service ("Advisory Council"); and

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 34 (1995) continued the Advisory Council and, among other things, changed the membership of the Council; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 79 (1998) again changed the membership of the Council; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 99 (1999) transferred the Governor's Office of Volunteerism ("Office") from the Department of Human Services to the Department of State in order to better coordinate volunteer and community resources with the State's existing network of cultural, educational and historical programs; and

WHEREAS, in light of the transfer of the Office of Volunteerism to the Department of State, it is advisable to change the membership of the Advisory Council to include the Secretary of State.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:

1. Executive Order No. 79 (1998) shall remain in full force and effect except as modified herein.

2. Paragraph 2 of Executive Order No. 79 (1998) is hereby amended as follows:

The Advisory Council shall consist of not more than 42 members, including ex officio members. The Commissioners of the Departments of Commerce, Community Affairs, Education, Environmental Protection, Health, Human Services and Transportation, the Adjutant General of the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, the Attorney General, the Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Commerce and Economic Growth Commission, the Executive Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Commission on Community Service, and the Secretary of State, or their designees, as well as one representative of a federal volunteer program, shall serve on the Advisory Council as ex officio members.

3. This Order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal
this 22nd day of December in the
Year of Our Lord, One Thousand
Nine Hundred and Ninety Nine, and
of the Independence of the United
States, the Two Hundred and Twenty-Fourth.

/s/ Christine Todd Whitman


/s/ Richard S. Mroz
Chief Counsel to the Governor