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  • Township Committeewoman (elected 11/7/18)

  • 19-year resident of Mendham with husband, Gene Messina, and children, Elena, 21,  and Matthew, 15 

Volunteer Positions: 

  •  Citizenship in the Community, Merit Badge Counselor, BSA, Patriots Path Council

  •  Board Member, Schiff Nature Preserve

  •  Former Chair & Vice Chair, Recreation Commission

  •  Former Vice Chair, Board of Adjustment

  •  Former Longtime Chair, Mendham Patriots 5K Race & Kids’ Fun Run 

  •  Launched & Co-Chair, Rebuild Ralston Playground Committee 

  •  Former Board Member, Open Space Commission

  •  Former Board Member, West Morris Soccer Club and volunteer coach

  •  Former Commissioner, Patriots Basketball and volunteer girls’ basketball coach

  •  Board Member, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) New Jersey



  • B.A. New York University

  • Oak Knoll School, Summit 

  • St. Teresa's School, Summit


  •  Public Affairs Director & Grant Writer, ECLC of New Jersey, a nonprofit dedicated to  helping more than 800 children and adults with disabilities

  •  Executive Board member, ASAH, association for special-needs schools

  •  Board Member, Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey

  • Decades of professional experience at Lucent, Time Warner and Citigroup, where she managed an international team and large budgets

A New Voice!