“We’ve seen the economic power of rail firsthand in Gloucester. The newly developed Port of Paulsboro, which will create thousands of jobs in our region, would not be possible without access to the nationwide rail network. Rail makes it possible for our port to reach the entire country.”

Dave Mayer was first elected Mayor in November 2009 and then re-elected in 2013. He began his service as an elected in May of 2003 when he was elected to the Gloucester Township Council. Mayer was then elected to the State Assembly in 2003 and 2005, where he served on the Assembly Transportation and Education committees and sponsored many pieces of legislation including the New Jersey Stars program.

Mayer earned a B.A. from Rutgers-Camden, a Masters Degree in Public Policy and Administration also from Rutgers-Camden and a Law Degree from Rutgers-Camden School of Law. He has taught courses in political science, public administration and public policy at Camden County College, Rutgers-Camden and Rowan University.

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