MRC Members Appointed To Murphy’s Transition Team

Governor Elect Phil Murphy has named five Meadowlands Regional Chamber leaders to his Transition 2018 Committees including Chamber President and CEO Jim Kirkos to the Urban and Regional Growth committee.

Governor-Elect Murphy named former Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs and current Hackensack Meridian Health Vice President Jose Lozano his Director of Transition Policy Committees; Axiom Communications President and Meadowlands Area YMCA Chairman Ron Simoncini and Waters McPherson McNeill Member David McPherson to his Housing team; Bernadette McPherson, Esq. to his Transition Counsel; Dr. Peter Mercer, President of Ramapo College to his Urban and Regional Growth Committee; and Bergen County Workforce Development Executive Director Tammy Molinelli, to the Labor and Workforce Development Committee.

“We are honored to work with Governor-Elect Murphy to reach New Jersey’s infinite potential for economic growth that equals or surpasses that of our neighboring states,” said Kirkos. “It is a testament to the hard work that our Chamber members have put into establishing the Region as an economic driver for The State and an internationally recognized travel and tourism destination—and we look forward to working with Governor-Elect Murphy and his new administration.”

For more information about Meadowlands Regional Chamber membership, advocacy initiatives, programs and services, visit, call (201) 939-0707 or contact Nicole Vignola at (201) 939-0707 or

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