Elizabeth Maher Muoio was officially sworn in as State Treasurer on April 17, 2018, after becoming just the second woman confirmed to the post in New Jersey history. She had been serving as Acting State Treasurer since Gov. Murphy assumed office on January 16, 2018.
Prior to joining the administration of Gov. Murphy, she had served as a member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 15th Legislative District in Mercer and Hunterdon counties since February of 2015.
During her time in the General Assembly, Ms. Muoio served on the Assembly Budget, Judiciary, and Commerce and Economic Development committees where her signature legislative initiatives focused on improving access for women’s healthcare, closing the gender pay equity gap, protecting the environment, reducing exposure to hazardous lead, improving prison re-entry services, increasing literacy rates, fighting against concentrated poverty and expanding economic opportunities for all New Jerseyans.
As a result of her legislative efforts, she was honored for her work in the Assembly by the Sierra Club of NJ, the Trenton Chapter of the NAACP, the New Jersey Association of the Deaf, Inc., the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey (COANJ), the National Congress of Black Women – Trenton/Mercer Chapter, and the Trenton Public School system for her efforts to help improve literacy.
Ms. Muoio also served as Director of the Mercer County Office of Economic Development and Sustainability from 2008 to January 2018.
Prior to assuming that position, she served as a member of the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 2000-2008, serving as Chair in 2004 and Vice Chair in 2003 and 2008. While Chair, she worked with the County Executive to enact one of the first countywide anti-pay-to-play ordinances in the nation and led the effort to ensure that the building of the new $81 million dollar Mercer County Courthouse was constructed to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards.
Tuesday, June 14 at NJBIA
Join NJBIA as we hear from State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio.Hear directly from the Treasurer as she presents the details of Governor Phil Murphy's new state budget.The Treasurer will elaborate on Governor Murphy's spending plan priorities, along with any other key issues impacting New Jersey’s business community.
There will be Q&A after her presentation. This is a great opportunity to ask the Treasurer about fiscal issues affecting your business.
Tuesday, June 14Networking & Registration: 8:30 a.m.Welcome and Introduction: 9 a.m.Presentation with Open Q&A: 9:10 a.m.Adjourn: 10 a.m.Location: NJBIA - 10 W Lafayette St., Trenton, NJ 08608
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