Peter Nicolas is our candidate for Florham Park Borough Council. Peter has shown Florham Park that he has the experience, leadership and knowledge necessary to serve on the Borough Council and to improve the Florham Park community. His outstanding volunteer work exemplifies his dedication to public service and informs his decisions as a leader. Peter is focused on development and progress for the community, and will bring these qualities to the Florham Park Borough Council.
At the top of the 2019 ballot is NJ State Assembly, and for the 27th Legislative District we have incumbents John McKeon and Mila Jasey.
Assemblyman John F. McKeon, first elected to the New Jersey General Assembly on November 6, 2001, is currently serving in his seventh term. John is a former Chairman of the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee. He now serves as Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Vice-Chairman of the Environment and Solid Waste Committee, and is a member of the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee. His previous leadership positions in the Assembly have included time as Deputy Speaker, Majority Whip, Assistant Majority Leader and Assistant Majority Whip.
Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey, elected to the Assembly in 2007, is running for her 5th term representing the 27th Legislative District. She serves as Chair of the Higher Education Committee, Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on the Public Schools, Vice-Chair of the Housing and Community Development Committee and a Member of the Education Committee. Prior to joining the Legislature, Mila served as a Member of the South Orange/Maplewood Board of Education for three terms, including two years as President.
Together in the Assembly they will continue fighting for Property Tax Relief ; funding the Senior Freeze Program; promoting Affordable Health Care; preserving our environment; championing Public Education; and prioritizing Gun Safety.
For the Morris County elections we have five outstanding and experienced candidates. For Morris County Sheriff, we have William Schievella, a law enforcement executive with over 30 years of experience. He is dedicated to fighting crime, addiction, and intolerance in Morris County. He is a former Rockaway Township Councilman, an educator and a public servant who will work to make our county safer and more equitable.
For Morris County Surrogate, our candidate is Michael Thompson , an attorney from Mendham with over twenty years experience as a Trusts and Estates attorney, assisting hundreds of families navigate the red tape of the Surrogate's Court. Michael?s skills and experience, make him a strong candidate for Surrogate. In September of 2016, Michael was appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey to a four year term serving on the Office of Attorney Ethics, District VB Ethics Committee.
For Morris County Freeholders we have Team Morris: Cara Parmigiani, Cary Amaro, and David Timpanaro running together for the three County Freeholder seats. Cara Parmigiani, of Morris Plains, a Lawyer with an emphasis on family, civil, municipal and land use matter, is an Advocate for women in arranged marriages and children in court. Cary Amaro, of Randolph Township, with an MS in accounting, is a Controller with over 13 years experience of managing the distribution of money, while ensuring adherence to ethical policies. David Timpanaro, also of Randolph Township, a Social Worker and PhD candidate, established and owns an agency which works with and advocates for children with disabilities.
Peter Nicolas of Townsend Drive is celebrating his 25th year as a Florham Park homeowner. He has 30+ years of management experience, including 15 at professional services firms. He will bring experience, leadership and his business acumen to Council to solve important local issues. Peter is dedicated to:
· Get control of the maximum tax increases the borough continually experiences.
· Initiate applications for Sustainable Jersey Environmental grants for our borough and schools.
· Initiate financial literacy program for all Florham Park students.
Peter holds an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BA in Political Science and Government Administration from Montclair State University. He moved here with his wife and daughter in 1994. He is the Director of Learning & Development for a Top 50 Accounting firm.
Florham Park is referred to as "A Community of Volunteers" and Peter exemplifies that. He enhanced the education experience of more than 1,000 Florham Park students at Brooklake Elementary, Ridgedale Middle School, and Holy Family Catholic School with free financial literacy education from 2013 - 2017.
He is Florham Park Rotary's Sergeant-at-Arms and Past President, Florham Park's AARP Membership Chair, and Little Red Schoolhouse Lead Docent. He is also a Leadership Morris Class of 2016 alum and served as a Morris County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador.
Other volunteering includes: Neighborhood Block Watch Captain, 2019 BSA Jamboree Chess Tournament, annual Knights of Columbus Chess Tournament for Kids, Greek Festival in Roseland, Heroes for Kids Cancer Research, Interfaith Food Pantry, and PwC Golf and Tennis teams Captain for 12 years.
An independent and strategic thinker with a big picture focus, he will bring his passion and professional services and leadership experience and skills to Florham Park Borough Council.
Please vote for Peter Nicolas on November 5, 2019!