My name is Steven Pinkney Sr. Steve Fulop is a former VP of Goldman Sacks He has a plan to set aside local contracts for residents, his team is the most diverse in JC History including Philippine & West Indian 1sts, 4 women, 2 African Americans, 2 Hispanics, 4 Seniors, 2 policemen (including a former Chief), 1 prison Chaplin, 2 Marines, 1 Recreation specialist, 1 NYU Business specialist, 1/ 30 year business specialist & 4 Mothers. Steve has supported the C A S of The JCFPL for more than 2 years The Arts will thrive under his leadership. Steve’s volunteer campaign team truly like this man for his vision. He has agendas for ex-offenders, jobs, policing, deficit reduction, affordable housing, school, and quality of life.
Ward F: Diane Coleman has helped over 8000 residents with rent assistance, food, furnishing, jobs, & has been doing it for more than 12 years. I personally asked Diane to run.
At Large Rolando Lavarro is a moral force and moves with the entire Philippine Community. He is becoming a favorite Son to all in JC. He and Steve raised the minimum wage & fought pay to play. I personally asked him to help a citizen suffering from a slum lord & he is getting the repairs done. He has been a constant supporter of CAS @ the JCFPL.
Ward C: Nidia Lopez, I just love Nidia. She deals with Journal Square’s homeless situations; many Women have been elevated from Welfare to jobs. CAS has heard her raise public questions to support us. She is a true organizer of the Hispanic Community.
Ward D: Sean Conners is elected to the State Legislature and is a Police Detective. He is involved in numerous community based groups and was recently elected to the Board of Education.
At Large: Joyce Watterman, she is a Minister in several prisons and believes in giving an ex-offender a chance & a job. She has local ministries for the needy and children. She truly brings God to city hall.
At Large: Danny Rivera Ex-Marine, a Research Clinic Coordinator for Joslin Center for Diabetes, bone disease and lupus. His mission in life is to use recreation to save our children’s lives. He headed the Roberto Clemente little league. He knows this sport saves lives.
Ward A: Frank Gajewski, he’s made over 1,000 career arrests and secured millions of dollars in federal funding to help keep Jersey City streets safe. Frank is being inducted into the Policing Hall of Fame. He was a JCPD Chief of Police.
Ward B: Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal is a Bill O’Dea disciple. He is a tough no nonsense protector of what is right. Chico also serves as Chairperson for South Hudson Civic Association and President of the West Indian American Committee. He considers the city council a full-time Job.
Ward E: Candace Osborne is a single parent. After receiving an MBA from NYU, Candice has overseen teams of culturally and geographically diverse people and managed multi-million dollar budgets. Candice is an active member of the Historic Paulus Hook Association. She serves on the board of Con Vivo, dedicated to bringing classical music to Jersey City.