Board of Trustees

Angel Estrada

Angel Estrada

Angel Estrada

Freeholder
Union County

NJTPA Chairman of the Board, Freeholder Angel Estrada, joined the Board in 2012, after previously serving as an alternate. He was first elected as a freeholder in 1999 and has more than 30 years of business and public service experience. He also is currently a board member at Meadowlink, a Transportation Management Association.

At the county level, Freeholder Estrada has worked to expand shared county-local services; the Workforce Competitiveness Project; and open space preservation. Freeholder Estrada also worked with the United Way to help bring the 211 information line to Union County. A long-time education advocate, Freeholder Estrada previously served on the Elizabeth Board of Education. He has also served on the Elizabeth Housing Authority and is a former vice president of the National Association of Hispanic County Officials.

Freeholder Estrada emigrated from Cuba 50 years ago and has made Elizabeth his home ever since. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and Spanish from Kean University.