Anderson Steps Down From Democratic State Committee, Steve Clayton Appointed
Democratic State Committee Member Matthew Anderson has stepped down from his role following a move out of Monmouth County. Chairman David G. Brown II has appointed Steve Clayton of Ocean Township to fill the role as a Democratic State Committeeman from Monmouth County.
“While we are saddened by the loss of one terrific State Committeeman in Matt Anderson, we are also excited to welcome our newest appointee, Steve Clayton to the State Committee” said Chairman David G. Brown II. “Matt dedicated many years of service to the Monmouth County Democrats in many capacities and we thank him for his loyal dedication to the Party. We wish him the best in his new county of residence!”
Matt had been a devoted member of the Monmouth County Democrats serving in high level roles for the past decade.
“Matt has served the Monmouth County Democrats as an Executive Director, chief of staff to two former State Assembly members as well as the NJ Democratic State Committee from Monmouth county. I thank Matt for his dedication and tireless efforts on behalf of Democrats, and wish him well in his new endeavors.” said Vice Chair Mary Foster “I welcome Steve Clayton as a fellow member of the State Committee. He will be a wonderful asset to the Committee.”
Newly appointed State Committeeman Steve Clayton is a proud Ocean Township resident who graduated from the University of Maryland-College Park and Carnegie Mellon University. Steve served on the Ocean Township School Board from 2016-2018 and this year. He presently serves as Director of Development for a statewide nonprofit focused on children’s issues. When not volunteering his time politically, Steve is a Board Trustee of a homelessness prevention organization and on the Alumni Board of his graduate school program.
“I know I have big shoes to fill with Matt leaving, and I will work hard to make sure that our Democratic values are upheld throughout the county and our state as we work to get dynamic candidates elected to office.” said Steve Clayton.