Assemblywoman Annette Quijano has been chosen to serve as the Assembly Majority Conference Leader for the 2022-2023 legislative session after the majority party held a vote Thursday to decide upon next session’s leadership team.
Assemblywoman Quijano, who represents several municipalities in Union County, will be entering her second term as Majority Conference Leader. She has been a member of the Assembly since 2008 and previously served as the Deputy Majority Leader from 2012-2019. She also served as Chair of the Judiciary Committee and Chair of the Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee in previous sessions.
The Assemblywoman has a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers Law School and has been instrumental in advancing a number of social justice bills during her time in the Legislature.
Upon the announcement of her selection as Majority Conference Leader, Assemblywoman Quijano (D-Union) issued the following statement:
“Thank you to my fellow legislators for granting me the opportunity to serve as Majority Conference Leader for a second term. I was privileged to help lead this hard-working caucus last session as we passed historic legislation to help New Jerseyans get through an unprecedented crisis. I am proud to be a part of this leadership team once again, as we continue our efforts to improve the lives of residents throughout our state.”