Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo was elected in 2002 and joined the NJTPA Board of Trustees in 2003. He was elected as a member of the Board’s Executive Committee in 2010.
Previously, County Executive DiVincenzo served on the Essex County Freeholder Board, to which he was appointed in 1990. County Executive DiVincenzo successfully ran for the at-large seat that year and was then re-elected to three successive terms. He served as Essex County freeholder president (1995-2002).
County Executive DiVincenzo also has worked as the athletics director of the Newark Public Schools and a volunteer recreation director for Project Pride. He is a past president of the New Jersey Association of Counties and was honored in 2001 by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors as its “Outstanding Elected County Official.”