Former Mayor Al Morgan, Chairman of the New Providence Republican Committee, announced today after council's special session, that Alan Lesnewich, a lifelong New Providence resident and Republican, was chosen to fill Mayor Brooke Hern's vacated council seat. 

"Alan will be a huge asset on the council.  He is an effective leader who has demonstrated his abilities within his many activities in numerous organizations throughout our community.  Please join us in congratulating Alan on his appointment," Morgan stated.