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Freight Initiatives Committee

The Freight Initiatives Committee supports the economically vital regional goods movement industry, as mandated by federal legislation. This includes recommendations on strategic transportation investments and policies to keep the region globally competitive. The Committee serves as a forum for dialogue on freight issues between the public and private sectors.

Committee Members

Kathryn A. DeFillippo

Kathryn A. DeFillippo

Ex-Officio

Representing

County Commissioner, Morris County

John P. Kelly

John P. Kelly

Member

Representing

County Commissioner, Ocean County

Charles Kenny

Charles Kenny

Chair

Representing

County Commissioner, Middlesex County

Thomas DeGise

Thomas DeGise

Member

Representing

County Executive, Hudson County

Ras J. Baraka

Ras J. Baraka

Member

Representing

Mayor, City of Newark

Sara Sooy

Sara Sooy

Member

Representing

County Commissioner Deputy Director, Somerset County

Christopher Carney

Christopher Carney

Member

Representing

County Commissioner, Sussex County

Bette Jane Kowalski

Bette Jane Kowalski

Member

Representing

County Commissioner, Union County

Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti

Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti

Member

Representing

Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Transportation

Kevin Corbett

Kevin Corbett

Member

Representing

President & CEO, NJ TRANSIT

Kevin O'Toole

Kevin O'Toole

Member

Representing

Chairman, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Noreen Giblin

Noreen Giblin

Member

Representing

Deputy Chief Counsel, Governor's Authorities Unit,

Jamie LeFrak

Jamie LeFrak

Member

Representing

Citizens' Representative,