Ricky Stephens in the new chief of staff to Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake (D-East Orange).
“I am very humbled and honored knowing that Assemblywoman Timberlake believes in my ability to serve in this role successfully and I look forward to exceeding her expectations” Stephens said. “I’m grateful for another opportunity to be a change agent in the community and help shape policies with the Assemblywoman that move our state forward.”
Stephens began his political career as an intern for the Legislative Black Caucus Foundation in 209 and then served as legislative director to Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D-Roselle). Holley gave up his Assembly seat in an unsuccessful primary challenge to State Sen. Joseph Cryan (D-Union) in June and will leave the legislature in January.