State Assembly District 21

Nancy Muñoz

Nancy Muñoz

A resident of Summit, Nancy Munoz has been an assemblywoman since 2009, serving as deputy minority leader since January 2022. She was the conference leader from 2019 to 2021 and Republican whip from 2017 to 2018.

One of the Assembly’s most knowledgeable members on health care, Munoz has vast experience working in some of the nation’s best hospitals. During her more than 35-year nursing career, she practiced surgical intensive care at Yale-New Haven Hospital; at Massachusetts General in Boston, which is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School; and Memorial-Sloan Kettering in New York City – the second best cancer treatment center in the nation. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Skidmore College in 1976 and a master’s from Hunter College in 1983 as a clinical nurse specialist.

A mother of five children, she was president of the Summit PTA for elementary, middle and high school, and on the board of the former preschool at St. John’s Lutheran Church serving low-income children.

Michele Matsikoudis

Michele Matsikoudis

Michele Matsikoudis was sworn in as assemblywoman in January 2022.

Matsikoudis earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Rosemont College in Pennsylvania. She worked at Morgan Stanley as a vice president in the municipal bond department from 1986 to 2001 and later as director of business development at Worth, Ltd. from 2013 to 2018. She is now a real estate professional.

Previously, she was a New Providence councilwoman from 2019 to 2022.

She has served on the board of directors for the New Jersey Veterans Network since 2020 and for the New Providence Education Foundation from 2012 to 2018.

Matsikoudis is a resident of New Providence with her husband John and three children.