BRANCHBURG, NJ - A former state Assemblywoman and a Hunterdon County businessman have joined the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees.
Donna M. Simon of Whitehouse Station and Roger R. Locandro of Delaware Township were appointed by the Hunterdon Freeholders. They joined the board May 15..
“We welcome Donna Simon and Roger Locandro to the RVCC Board of Trustees. Their combined, extensive experience in such areas as public service, business and educational policy will make them both highly valued assets to the Board,” said RVCC President Michael J. McDonough.
Simon served two terms as a Republican member of the NJ General Assembly representing the 16th District, which encompasses portions of four counties in central New Jersey. She served on the Education Committee, Joint Committee for Public Schools, Telecommunications Committee and State Government Committee. Her work focused on fiscal reform, economic development, education, workforce development and developmental disabilities. She was appointed by Governor Christie to the NJ State Museum Board and Board of Canvassers.
Simon also served as a Readington Township committeewoman and as a member of the Board of Health. Active in public service, she is a member of the Board of Trustees at Carrier Clinic, OAR–NJ and NJ AniMeals. Simon has worked in pediatric and adult invasive and non-invasive cardiology and is an honorary member of the Civil Air Patrol.
Locandro and his wife Holly own and operate a construction company, Roger Locandro Jr., Inc.; a nursery, Pun’kin Hollow Farms; and a high-efficiency mechanical company, Energy Smarts Mechanical. Locandro is a former mayor and township committeeman in Delaware Township.