Elected in 2011, Rolando Lavarro grew up and still resides in Greenville Jersey City with his wife and daughter. He is the first Asian American to serve on the Jersey City Municipal Council.
Councilman At Large
Elected in 2013, Daniel Rivera is a lifelong resident of Jersey City with his wife, Neida and their four children. For 17 years the councilman volunteered to help the kids of Jersey City…
Councilwoman At Large
Founding and serving on many community organizations, Joyce Watterman has been volunteering as a chaplain for 30 years. Her and her husband are also the founders and pastors of the Continuous Flow Christian Center.
Greenville (Ward A)
Elected in 2017, Denise Ridley is a lifelong resident of Jersey City and has been actively involved in service organizations, community concerns and outreach programs.
West Side (Ward B)
Elected in 2017, Mira Prinz-Arey has organized and founded numerous organizations to help the community and she was even presented the Women of Action Award in 2016.
Journal Square (Ward C)
Elected in 2013, Richard Boggiano has been a resident of Jersey City for over 40 years, served on the Jersey City Police Force for 37 years and is the longtime President of the Hilltop Neighborhood Association.
The Heights (Ward D)
Elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2017, Michael Yun has been a resident of Jersey City Heights since 1981 after immigrating from Korea in 1979.
Historic Downtown (Ward E)
Elected in 2017, James Solomon and his Wife Gaby welcomed their baby girl, Camila in Jersey City and he is currently an adjunct professor at three Jersey City Universities.
Bergen-Lafayette (Ward F)
Elected in 2017, Jermaine Robinson and his family are lifelong residents of Ward F, and he is a small business owner of the Light Rail Cafe, also located in Ward F.