(TRENTON) – Annette Chaparro took the oath of office on Tuesday to represent the 33th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly.
Chaparro was sworn-in during an afternoon ceremony at the War Memorial in Trenton. She was among ten first-term Democrats to take their oaths at the start of the 217th Legislature.
“I am excited to begin my first term in the Assembly,” said Chaparro. “I look forward to working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle for the people of Hudson County and all of New Jersey on any issue that improves our quality of life in this state.”
Chaparro brings to the Assembly experiences from a lifelong career in public service. She currently works for the Clerk of the City of Hoboken. Chaparro has served as Division Head for Hoboken Taxi and Livery & Constitution Services. She served as Board Secretary for the Hoboken Planning and Zoning Boards and on the Rent Control Board. Chaparro has worked on the campaigns of Former Hoboken Mayor David Roberts, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, and Former NJ Governor John Corzine.
She is engaged to Ken Ferrante, Hoboken Police Chief, and has three sons, John, Nick and Seth.
The 33rd District covers Hoboken, Jersey City, Union City, and Weehawken.