Paterson’s Sayegh Announces Transition Team

Paterson Mayor-elect Andre Sayegh announced his transition team. Paterson Times has the report here .

Sayegh’s transition team co-chairs are:

  • Eli Burgos, former City Business Administrator
  • Ed Cotton, former Chief of Staff to Bill Pascrell, Jr. when he served as mayor
  • Rev. Kenneth Clayton, Pastor, St. Luke’s Baptist Church
  • Bob Guarasci, CEO, New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC)
  • Elsa Mantilla, President, Dominican Parade and Festival
  • Rania Mustafa, Executive Director, Palestinian American Community Center
  • Ramon Pagan, Co-Pastor, Congregation Rock of Salvation
  • Jane Williams-Warren, Mayor of Paterson.

Sayegh’s 11 transition committees are listed below:

Arts, Culture & Tourism:
Sharon Smith, Retired Principal and Educator, Paterson Public Schools
Richard Polton, Managing Director, Integra Realty Resources
Kathy Esquiche, ESL & World Languages Department Chair, International High School, Paterson

Administration, Budget & Finance:
Matt Watkins, Business Administrator, Bloomfield
Jerome St. John, Retired Superior Court Judge

Community & Economic Development:
Michael Powell, Executive Director of Continuing Education & Workforce Development, Passaic County Community College
Barbara Dunn, Executive Director, Paterson Habitat for Humanity
Carlos Medina, Chair, Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey

Environment, Infrastructure & Public Works:
Kenneth Simpson, Supervisor of Roads, County of Passaic
Chris Coke Director, Director, East Orange Department of Public Works

Health & Human Services:
Dr. Jabeen Ahmed, Business Owner, Sheefa Pharmacy & Medical Center
Kevin J. Slavin, President & CEO, St. Joseph’s Health
Sonia Rosado, Executive Director, Hispanic Multi-Purpose Service Center

Khalifa Shabazz, Esq., Shabazz & Associates, LLC
Baye Wilson, Esq., Rainone Coughlin Minchello, LLC

Recreation, Education & Youth:
William “Kemper” McDowell, Executive Director of Family & Community Engagement, Paterson Public Schools
Rosie Grant, Executive Director, Paterson Education Fund
Javier Fernandez, President, Hijos Y Amigos De Columbia

Public Safety & Prevention:
Richard Reyes, Retired Captain, City of Paterson Police Department
Anthony Ambrose, Public Safety Director, City of Newark
Glenn Brown, Director of Security, Passaic County Community College

Public Authorities:
Kenyatta Stewart Esq., Corporation Counsel, City of Newark
Ferdous Hussain, Senior Analytics and Business Reporting, Novartis

Public Integrity:
Joseph A. Hayden, Jr., Esq., Pashman, Stein, Walder, Hayden
Rev. Douglas Maven, Pastor, First A.M.E. Zion Church

Labor & Workforce Development:
Dr. Steven Rose, President, Passaic County Community College
John Ballantyne, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters.

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