South Orange Village President Sheena Collum, now serving her third four-year term as mayor, continues to grow her state-level credentials and involvement. Earlier this year, she endorsed three-time Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop in his bid for New Jersey Governor (election is in 2025) and joined his Policy Leadership Team. Last week, Collum was elected to the Executive Board of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities, an influential organization that helps shape legislation and policy at the local, state and federal level. Collum’s day job also has a statewide policy focus: She is Executive Director of the
From the New Jersey State League of Municipalities:
Trenton, NJ (November 20, 2023) On Thursday, November 16, 2023, at their annual business meeting in Atlantic City, the membership of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities elected Village President Sheena Collum of South Orange to serve on the Executive Board of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities.
As a member of the League’s Executive Board, Village President Collum will help lead the Association of New Jersey’s 564 municipal governments. Village President Collum will represent the interests and needs of New Jersey’s local elected officials to county, state, and federal governments.
The New Jersey State League of Municipalities is a voluntary non-partisan association to enhance the ability of New Jersey’s municipal governments to represent their constituents by acting as a forceful advocate for New Jersey municipalities before the State and federal government; serving as a definitive information clearinghouse and providing educational opportunities for elected and appointed officials; and providing networking opportunities and forums for discussions and sharing of mutual concerns. All 564 mayors and 13,000 elected and appointed officials of member municipalities are entitled to all the services and privileges of the League.