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.


The New Jersey Republican State Committee

Bob Hugin
Mr. Bob Hugin

State Chairman

Darlene Shotmeyer
Ms. Darlene Shotmeyer

Vice Chairwoman

Mr. Bill Palatucci

National Committeeman

Virginia Haines
Ms. Virginia Haines

National Committeewoman

Christine Giordano Hanlon
Ms. Christine Giordano Hanlon

Strategic Advisor to the Chairman

New Jersey Republican State Committee Members

Atlantic County
Committeeman Bob Croce
Committeewoman Cyndi Balles

Bergen County
Committeeman Ben Focarino
Committeewoman Darlene Shotmeyer

Burlington County
Committeeman Joe Bucs
Committeewoman Elizabeth Rossell

Camden County
Committeeman Mayor Jeff Kasko
Committeewoman Naomi Lubkin

Cape May
Committeeman Tom Rotondi
Committeewoman Lynda Pagliughi

Cumberland County
Committeeman William Davis
Committeewoman Arvene Kilby

Essex County
Committeeman Peter Tanella
Committeewoman Janet Treamont

Gloucester County
Committeeman Stephen Bottiglieri
Committeewoman Barbara Capelli

Hudson County
Committeeman Frank Miqueli
Committeewoman Irene Kim Asbury

Hunterdon County
Committeeman Commissioner Shaun Van Doren
Committeewoman County Clerk Mary Melfi

Mercer County
Committeeman Mayor Dave Fried
Committeewoman Ileana Schirmer

Middlesex County
Committeeman Don Katz
Committeewoman April Bengivenga

Monmouth County
Committeeman Peter Carton
Committeewoman Mary Pat Angelini

Morris County
Committeeman Larry Casha
Committeewoman Christina Ramirez

Ocean County
Committeeman Commissioner Jack Kelly
Committeewoman Commissioner Ginny Haines

Passaic County
Committeeman Matthew Conlon
Committeewoman Kelley Amico

Salem County
Committeeman Rob Zuest
Committeewoman Joan Melino

Somerset County
Committeeman Chris Corsini
Committeewoman Mayor Janice Fields

Sussex County
Committeeman Billy Marotta-LaRegina
Committeewoman Commissioner Jill Space

Union County
Committeeman Joe Deiorio
Committeewoman Lisa Allen

Warren County
Committeeman Commissioner Jason J. Sarnoski
Committeewoman Tia Steinhardt


Your NJGOP Staff

Theresa Velardi
Executive Director

Alexandra Wilkes
Communications Director


Constitution and By-Laws

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