Home>Governor>Murphy will name Marley, Bauer, Glover, Hicks to EDA board

Newark Alliance CEO Aisha Glover

Murphy will name Marley, Bauer, Glover, Hicks to EDA board

By David Wildstein, December 17 2019 1:14 pm

Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to name four women to the board of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority today, including Democratic National Committeewoman Marcia Marley and former New Jersey Secretary of Commerce and Economic Growth Virginia Bauer, the New Jersey Globe has learned.

Murphy will also name Aisha Glover, the president and CEP of the Newark Alliance, and Rosemari Hicks, the head of the Human Resources and Compensation practice at the Camden-based RHC Consulting.

The EDA has been under fire for its handling of tax incentives during Gov. Chris Christie’s administration, and Murphy sought the resignations of several – but not all – board members last April.

Marley recently became the chair of New Jersey Policy Perspective, one of New Jersey’s top think tanks.  She also headed BlueWaveNJ, a grassroots progressive organization.

Bauer served headed the state Commerce department as a member of Gov. James E. McGreevey’s cabinet after serving as state Lottery Director.  She later served as a commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Glover was one of the architects of Newark’s bid to attract a new Amazon headquarters.

Spread the news:
RELATED ARTICLES
Filter by
Post Page
Highlight Governor Local Essex Feature The Inside Edge
Sort by

Murphy, DiVincenzo showing off new alliance

Democrats will announce plans for new Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. government
January 22, 2020 11:54 am

24

Norcross can’t take Murphy in primary, but could cost him re-election

Blue Jersey hasn’t re-elected a Democratic governor since 1977
May 13, 2019 12:56 am

24

Murphy must decide if he wants to keep Flora Castillo on NJ Transit board

On board of embattled agency since 1999, Castillo attends most meetings by phone
February 19, 2019 9:53 am

24

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *