Building's Grand Opening

Open House & Dedication

March 24, 2007, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

  1. Words of Welcome: David DelVecchio, Mayor, Lambertville, then League President
  2. Prayer of Dedication: Father Leon Inverso, Diocese of Trenton
  3. Introduction of Guests: William G. Dressel, Junior, League Executive Director, and Secretary (222 West State Street, Urban Renewal Corporation)
  4. Ribbon Cutting: Virginia D. Hook, League Past President, and President (222 West State Street, Urban Renewal Corporation)
  5. Mayor of Trenton, Douglas Palmer
  6. Harpist: Barbara Biggers

2007 League Officers & Members of the League Executive Board

(As they were listed at the time of dedication)

  • David M. Delvecchio, Mayor, Lambertville - President
  • Gene Feyl, Mayor, Denville - 1st Vice President
  • Robert L. Bowser, Mayor, East Orange - 2nd Vice President
  • Timothy C. McDonough, Mayor, Hope - 3rd Vice President
  • James Anzaldi, Mayor, Clifton
  • Joan Boas, Council Member, Mount Holly
  • Cory Booker, Mayor, Newark (Ex-Officio)
  • Lucille Chaump, Mayor, Oceanport
  • Chuck Chiarello, Mayor, Buena Vista
  • Giuseppe “Joe” Chila, Mayor, Woolwich
  • Daniel N Coranoto, Deputy Mayor, Hampton Township
  • John Dean Derienzo, Mayor, Haworth
  • Malcolm C. Fraser, Mayor, Cape May Point
  • Cordelia “Cory” O. Fuller, Council President, Chatham Borough
  • Glen D. Gilmore, Mayor, Hamilton Township (Mercer)
  • Jerramiah Healy, Mayor, Jersey City
  • Martin L. Marks, Mayor, Scotch Plains
  • Gary Passanante, Mayor, Somerdale
  • Douglas M. Rainear, Committee Member, Upper Deerfield
  • Herbert D. Stiles, Junior, Mayor, Elmer
  • Joseph Tempesta, Junior, Mayor, West Caldwell
  • Janet Tucci, Mayor, West Long Branch
  • Daniel Vanpelt, Mayor, Ocean Township (Ocean)
  • Brian C. Wahler, Mayor, Piscataway
  • Rudolph J. Wenzel, Junior, Mayor, Washington Township (Bergen)
  • Louise Wilson, Deputy Mayor, Montgomery

2007 League Staff Members


  • William G. Dressel, Junior, Executive Director
  • Michael J. Darcy, Cae, Assistant Executive Director
  • Donna Baltz, Legislative, Administrative Support
  • Shirley Cade, Legislative, Administrative Support
  • Mike Cerra, Senior Legislative Analyst
  • Suzanne Delany, Seminars, Administrative Support
  • Kyra Duran, Managing Editor
  • Tom Fratticcioli, Subscriptions Manager
  • David Harkness, Manager, Seminar Programs, Advertising Manager
  • Marie Johnson, Financial Administrator
  • Deborah Kole, Staff Attorney, Bureau of Municipal Information
  • Dorothy “Dee” Kotch, Annual Conference, Administrative Support
  • Gayle Krygier, Assistant Financial Administrator
  • Kristin Lawrence, Assistant Exhibit Manager
  • Jon R. Moran, Senior Legislative Analyst
  • Taran Samhammer, -Bureau of Municipal Information, Research Coordinator
  • Becky Wright, Executive Assistant, Administrative Support
  • Helen Yeldell, Senior Legislative Analyst