City Council

Councilwoman Watterman

Council President Watterman

Council President

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.

Councilman Rivera

Councilman Rivera

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…

Council President Lavarro

Councilman Lavarro

Councilman At Large

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.

Councilwoman Ridley

Councilwoman Ridley

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.

Councilwoman Prinz-Arey

Councilwoman Prinz-Arey

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.

Councilman Boggiano

Councilman Boggiano

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.

Councilman Yun

Councilman Yun

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.

Councilman Solomon

Councilman Solomon

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.

Councilman Robinson

Councilman Robinson

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.