WHO WE ARE
Bernards Township Republican Municipal Committee (BTRMC) works to select and
elect fiscally responsible leaders who focus on keeping our community
a safe and welcoming place to live.
What is our philosophy?
A smaller, more efficient government
Lower, more reasonable taxes across the board for all citizens and businesses
Preserving the quality of life for all of our residents
Equal and inclusive opportunities
2018-20 BTRMC Executive Committee
Rich is a long time active resident of Bernards Township. He has served on the BTRMC since 2009 and was elected Chairman in 2018. He also ran the youth lacrosse program for 6 years. He holds a degree in Engineering from Rutgers, a MBA from NYU, and is currently working in finance. He is married to Carol and they have four children.
Kathleen "Kippy" Piedici
Kippy is a 23 year resident of Bernards Township and an RMC member since 2013. She is a Trustee of the Bernards Township Library, Chair of the Planning Board, Second Vice-President of the NJ Library Trustees Association, and a member of the Board of Directors of the NJ Planning Officials. She holds degrees from Manhattanville College, the University of Michigan, Rutgers.
Nancy has been a member of the BTRMC and the Executive Committee since 2016. She has been a resident of Bernards Township for 30 years. Nancy is a realtor at Keller Williams Towne Square Realty and has a background in accounting, risk management, and insurance.
Richard is a 20 year resident of Bernards Township. He has 20-plus years’ experience in business management and leadership in pharmaceutical communications and 12 years’ managing site investigations/clean-ups as an environmental consultant. He has a long record of service to Bernards Township as a member and Chair of the Open Space Committee, and as a Planning Board member.
Tom has been a resident of Bernards Township since 2009. He has a background in government relations, non-profit management, and public policy. Tom has been a member of the Committee since 2013 and a member of the executive committee since 2014.
2018-20 BTRMC Members
In Bernards Township there are 24 voting districts. Each of these voting districts elects two representatives (a man and a woman) to serve on the Republican Municipal Committee (RMC). These representatives are the body that identifies, endorses, and supports candidates for local office including the Bernards Township Committee. The RMC representatives’ role is to represent your best interests and bring your concerns forward.
Your RMC Representatives fulfill this role by:
Participating in monthly BTRMC meetings
Supporting Republican candidates for Bernards Township Committee, by engaging with the community through campaign events, meet and greets, and discussing issues that impact our community
Serving as a poll challenger at local elections
Terms are two years in length.
District 1: Jennifer Asay & Derek Asay
District 2: Eileen Loughnane & Thomas Taveroni
District 3: Carolyn Kelly & John Carpenter
District 4: Chrystie Brull & Jack Brull
District 5: Michael Storms
District 6: Patricia Crane & John Crane
District 7: Carolyn Gaziano
District 8: Cassidy Fazio
District 9: Carol Bianchi & Richard Bianchi
District 10: Paul Axt & Richard Hukins
District 11: Debra Esposito & Paul Humbert
District 12: Marie Young & Kevin Orr
District 13: Kathleen Piedici & Tom Grady
District 14: Christina "Tina" DelGiorno & Gerard Elson
District 15: Nancy Ferreira & James Quigley
District 16: Janice Fields & Barry Fields
District 17: Vivian Pagoulatos & James LeMaire
District 18: Mary Jane Postal
District 19: Patsy Ragonese
District 20: Alice Smyk & David Tancredi
District 21: Leslie Minsch & Nick Yu
District 22: Leslie Workman & Karl Kraus
District 23: Daniel Claps
District 24: Laurie Albee & Michael Dolgonos
There are currently openings in Districts 19 and 23 for female representatives and Districts 7 and 18 for male representatives. Please contact the BTRMC Corresponding Secretary, Thomas Grady if interested at BTRMC.firstname.lastname@example.org
Not sure of your District? Follow this link to the New Jersey Division of Elections