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The Citizens Campaign's policy and political coaches serve as regional spokespeople, recruit citizens with proven leadership skills, organize educational events, facilitate local presentations of model ready-to-adopt laws.

These coaches include top business executives, former elected officials with records of distinction, and seasoned grassroots organizers. 

Atlantic County

Dana Palma (Newfield) – Finance Manager at South Jersey Healthcare LIFE; founding President of Camden-Gloucester Jaycees

Bergen County

Ron Milon (Rutherford) – Director of Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands

Burlington County

Angeline Dean (Mt. Laurel) – committee woman; social activist committed to education advocacy

Christine Germann (Wrightstown) – Chair of Municipal Alliance and Events Commission; concerned citizen

Camden County

Robert A. Shinn (Cherry Hill) – former Executive Director of Energy for Pennsylvania Gov. Dick Thornburgh; current clean energy financial investing consultant

Cumberland County

Bruce Cooper (Millville) - law enforcement officer

Michael DeLeon (Vineland) - President & Founder of Steered Straight

Essex County

Erika Key (Irvington) - dedicated community leader

Gloucester County

Staci Greenberg (Mantua Twp) – independent social media consultant

Hudson County

John Branciforte (Hoboken) – former wall street trader; fervent reform supporter of Hudson County politics

Mercer County

Marylou Ferrara (Pennington) – former Mayor & Planning Board Chair

Middlesex County

Ron Tankiewicz (Edison) – VP of JP Morgan Chase Home Lending

Monmouth County

John Szeliga (Spring Lake) – Field Director of Verizon External Affairs; former Council President and Planning Board Chair

Morris County

David Gruol (Morris Twp) – professional industrial photographer; President Blackwell Street Center for the Arts in Morristown

Ocean County

Michele Donato (Lavallette) – municipal and land use attorney

Frank Kenny (Toms River) – ardent grassroots & reform activist; small business owner

Somerset County

James Horne Jr. (Bound Brook) – Executive Director of the United Way of Greater Union County

John Langdon (Martinsville) – Managing Partner of Langdon Ford Financial

Union County

David Golush (Westfield) – private investor

Warren County

Christy Tighe (Stewartsville) – County Activities Coordinator at the New Jersey School Boards Association

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