First Vice Chair
Commissioner John W. Bartlett was elected in 2012 and joined the NJTPA Board of Trustees in 2013.
Commissioner Bartlett was the founding chair of the non-profit Friends of Passaic County Parks, where he advocated for improving county park facilities and raised funds to provide new recreational, educational, and cultural activities in the county’s parks.
He served from 2013-2016 on the Passaic County Board of Social Services, whose programs provide essential support for the county's neediest children, families, and seniors.
Commissioner Bartlett is a partner at Murphy Orlando LLC. He graduated from Harvard Law School and also holds a degree in international relations from Brown University.
He is a trial attorney with experience in a broad range of litigation areas, including corporate governance and fiduciary duties, redevelopment law and public bidding practices, tort claims, business divorce, and criminal defense. He advises numerous non-profit boards and executives.
He is also a trustee and past president of the Harvard Law School Association of New Jersey.