Nancy J. Pinkin
Assemblywoman, 18th District
3 Stephenville Parkway
Edison, NJ 08820
p (732) 548-1406
f (732) 548-1623
Environment & Solid Waste, Chair
Health & Senior Services, Vice-Chair
Law & Public Safety
Ms. Pinkin was elected to the Assembly in 2013 and re-elected in 2015 and 2017. She served on the East Brunswick Township Council from 2005 to 2014. She served a two-year term as Council President and also was on the township’s planning board in 2005 and 2008.
Assemblywoman Pinkin is sponsor of a bill to curb the use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities and a measure to provide better access to palliative care services for those with terminal illnesses. She also worked on measures to provide domestic violence awareness training for municipal court judges and to ensure easy access to services for victims of sexual assault on college campuses.
The Assemblywoman was born in Plainfield and holds an Associate’s Degree from Middlesex County College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Rutgers University-Newark, and in 1980, earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration with a specialty in Health Policy and Research from New York University. She then completed a postgraduate fellowship in Health Policy and Research at UMDNJ – where she also served as a Health Policy Advisor to the late Senator Jack Sinagra.
Assemblywoman Pinkin is president of Pinkin Associates, Inc., a health consultant and association management firm in East Brunswick. She is married to James C. Salwitz, M.D., and they have two children, Kimberly and Gregory.
The Assemblywoman is the Chair of the Assembly Environment & Solid Waste Committee, Vice-Chair of the Assembly Health & Senior Services Committee, and a member of the Assembly Law & Public Safety Committee. Assemblywoman Pinkin served on the Legislative and Emergency Services Committees of the New Jersey League of Municipalities, is a VFW Auxiliary life member, and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She currently serves on the Legislative Select Oversight Committee, the Governor’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and Related Blood-Borne Pathogens, and the National Council of State Governments Eastern Regional Conference Energy and Environment Committee.