Jennifer Taylor Jennifer Taylor

Legislative Development and Communications Associate
jtaylor@njleg.org

Responsiblities

The Legislative Development and Communications Associate is responsible for coordination between the communications and research departments and assists in the office’s outreach and communications program.

Ms. Taylor serves as the Democratic Aide to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

Background

Jennifer Taylor was raised in Cape May County, New Jersey.

Ms. Taylor began her association with the Assembly Majority Office in 2004 as an undergraduate associate from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. After completing her masters, she joined the office full-time as a policy analyst. She became the legislative development and communications associate in 2008

In 2007, Ms. Taylor joined the Democratic Assembly Campaign Committee as the political operations manager.  Prior to the election, she worked as a consultant for the Democratic State Committee on the STEP-UP democratic women’s training, which trained over 150 women in New Jersey to run for public office.

Ms. Taylor has worked for the Center for American Women and Politics on numerous programs designed to elect more women to public office including: the Forum for Newly Elected Female Legislators; NEW Leadership; Ready to Run; and Pathways to Politics.

Education

Ms. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a master's in public administration from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University.

As an undergrad she was an Urban Studies Community Scholar and undergraduate associate. As a graduate student, Ms. Taylor served as an Eagleton Raimondo Fellow. She also attended the Mills College Institute for Civic Leadership as a Citizen Scholar.