The New Jersey Republican State Committee stands for a prosperous and safe New Jersey. We envision a New Jersey with: a dynamic and flourishing economy where both businesses and workers thrive; strong and healthy families; and reformed, responsive and ethical state and local governments that serve the people with effectiveness and efficiency while protecting individual liberty.

Chairman Samuel S. Raia

Chairman Samuel S. RaiaSamuel S. Raia is the Mayor of Saddle River and a business owner with over 30 years of experience in the real estate and construction industries. Mayor Raia studied Accounting at Seton Hall University and later earned an MBA in Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

An energetic community leader and business advocate, Mayor Raia volunteers his time to numerous organizations, including serving on the board of both Hackensack University Medical Center and the New Jersey Commerce and Industry Association and served on Governor Christie’s Transportation Transition Team. He has been married to his wife, Tina Mary, for 41 years, has four children and eleven grandchildren.

The New Jersey Republican State Committee

Mayor Samuel Raia
State Chairman, NJ Republican State Committee

Ms. Lynda A. Pagliughi
Vice Chairwoman, NJ Republican State Committee

Ms. Irene Kim Asbury
Secretary, NJ Republican State Committee

Mr. James M. Foerst
Treasurer, NJ Republican State Committee

Mr. Bill Palatucci
National Committeeman, NJ Republican State Committee

Ms. Virginia Haines
National Committeewoman, NJ Republican State Committee

New Jersey Republican State Committee Members

Atlantic County
Committeeman Joe Cafero
Committeewoman Sonya Harris

Bergen County
Committeeman Ben Focarino
Committeewoman Darlene Shotmeyer

Burlington County
Committeeman Larry Chatzidakis
Committeewoman Mary Ellen Lister

Camden County
Committeeman Jeff Kasko
Committeewoman Marie Knott

Cape May
Committeeman Tom Rotondi
Committeewoman Lynda Pagliughi

Cumberland County

Essex County
Committeeman Tom McDermott
Committeewoman Marie Vicchiariello

Gloucester County
Committeeman Bill Fey
Committeewoman Barbara Capelli

Hudson County
Committeewoman Irene Kim Asbury

Hunterdon County
Committeeman Shaun van Doren
Committeewoman Stephanie Pierce

Mercer County
Committeeman Jack Rafferty
Committeewoman Christine Bator

Middlesex County
Committeeman Don Katz
Committeewoman April Bengivenga

Monmouth County
Committeeman John Costigan
Committeewoman Mary Pat Angelini

Morris County
Committeeman Larry Casha
Committeewoman Christina Ramirez

Ocean County
Committeeman Tom Kelaher
Committeewoman Ginny Haines

Passaic County
Committeeman Richard Jasterzbski
Committeewoman Marie Sieber

Salem County
Committeeman Mike Mulligan
Committeewoman Joan Melino

Somerset County
Committeeman Victor Sordillo
Committeewoman Janice Fields

Sussex County
Committeeman Parker Space
Committeewoman Jill Space

Union County
Committeeman James Foerst
Committeewoman Dorothy Burger

Warren County
Committeeman Jason J. Sarnoski
Committeewoman Mary van Lieu

Constitution and By-Laws

Constitution and By-laws of the New Jersey Republican State Committee