Assemblyman to represent Legislative District 17
(TRENTON) – Former New Brunswick City Council Vice President Kevin Egan received the oath of office Tuesday from Speaker Craig J. Coughlin. Egan joins Assemblyman Joe Danielsen in representing the constituents of Legislative District 17.
“Kevin’s long history as a public servant and community leader will make him an invaluable addition to the Assembly Democratic Caucus,” said Speaker Coughlin (D-Middlesex). “As a councilman, Kevin played an integral role in helping New Brunswick thrive, and I look forward to collaborating with him on issues affecting New Jersey’s working and middle-class families.”
A dedicated public servant, Egan has served on the New Brunswick City Council since 2011 and also served on the boards of the New Brunswick State Theatre, the New Brunswick Parking Authority, the Middlesex County Tax Board, and the New Jersey School Development Authority.
“I am honored for the opportunity to represent Legislative District 17 in Trenton,” said Assemblyman Egan (D-Middlesex, Somerset). “My years as a councilman have informed my approach to governance, demonstrating the importance of open communication and public trust, both of which are qualities I hope to exemplify in the General Assembly. I welcome this new challenge with open arms.”
Egan assumed the role his father, former Assemblyman Joe Egan, served in for 21 years before retiring at the end of the last legislative session.
Egan is a graduate of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) –National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Certified Apprenticeship Program and a member of the IBEW Local 456. He is currently a Business Representative and serves as a Trustee on the Pension and Annuity Funds for the local.
Egan graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Labor Studies. He is a lifelong resident of the City of New Brunswick, where he lives with his wife and two children.