Candidate Statements

November 3, 2018

Dear Randolph, It’s been an incredible campaign season. We began in the snow, and we are ending as the leaves fall. I have met amazing folks along the way, some of whom have shared personal stories with me, which have helped me to understand the needs, wants and desires of the people in this ...

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            I wanted to take the opportunity to provide one last message to the residents of Randolph prior to Election Day on November 6.  If you are tired of the stagnation caused by years of one-party rule and vast commercial vacancies, then you are probably clamoring for a change of ...

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Recently, my running mates have adequately responded to a variety of issues and false claims made by our opponents.  Therefore, it is my intent to focus on the misrepresentations made with regard to the lack of a town center in Randolph.  Our opponents are critical of the current council and past ...

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Isn’t the Issue Honesty? Our opponents say that business as usual is on the ballot next week. It looks to me like honesty might really be the issue. They have made a lot of false claims and promises, far too many to list here, but I must mention a few. David Timpanaro claims that our Township ...

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This is a very exciting time for Randolph business! I have been a member of the Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce for nearly 20 years -- including 6.5 years as president -- and a member of the Randolph Economic Development Committee for almost 6 years.  With this experience and background, very ...

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Our opponents in this Council election say that the Township surplus is too high, and that if they are elected, they would find a way to re-distribute the money in the surplus. They do not understand the need of a surplus.  This shortsighted, irresponsible scheme would put Randolph Residents at ...

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Experience… what is it and how does it prepare you for being on Township Council? Experience is what prepares us all for the next steps in our task, our day, month, year, and life. That is, if we learn from our experiences.  What we have learned about political experience is it teaches us how to be ...

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            For more than a decade, Randolph has been under the control of an entirely Republican Township Council.  What that means is for the past twelve years, Randolph has been run by a governing body consisting of seven Republicans and zero Democrats.  While a seven-member council consisting ...

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During the past few months I have spoken with with numerous Randolph residents about what matters to them about our School District and I thank everyone for their time and insights. While many of those I spoke with are School District parents, staff and even students, more are those who do not have ...

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Erroneous Information Threatens Randolph’s Reputation and Stability Forstenhausler, Loveys, Potter and Nisivoccia set the record straight   Our opponents in the Randolph Township Council election have released a video with misinformation regarding the management of Randolph Township.  We — ...

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Communication encourages collaborative team work and is not only important but is expected of our elected officials. Tap into Randolph has created a section exclusively for the mayor to communicate with the residents. This can be used for statements, brief updates, and overall communication in ...

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 In my campaign for Randolph Township Council over the past seven months, I have had the pleasure of interacting and communicating with my fellow Randolph residents in a manner that has been as enlightening as it is pleasurable.  I, along with my three Democratic running mates (as well as our ...

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My name is Rachel Koshy, and I am running for Randolph Township Council.  I obtained my bachelor’s in nursing from India and worked as a nurse in at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. I received my master’s in nursing from St. Peter’s University and my Doctor of Nursing Practice degree ...

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Thanks to Randolph TAP for this opportunity to share a little about my background and my thoughts about the direction of the school district, and to the readers for taking their time to get familiar with what I have to offer the community. About me and my family: My wife Rachita and I moved ...

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I have lived in Randolph for eight years with my husband, ten-year-old daughter and eight-year-old son. I grew up in neighboring Mendham Township, and my husband grew up in Chester. Before having children, I worked as a Marketing Associate at CitiStreet, now ING. When we moved to Randolph, one of ...

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My name is Eliza Schleifstein and my husband, Todd, and daughters Darcy (RHS junior) and Emily (RMS 7th grader), have lived in Randolph for the past 15 years.  I am proud of our District and this is a very exciting time for us all, but not without its challenges.  As my family did in 2004, ...

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I have been a resident of Randolph for 33 years.  We moved here those many years ago for the quality of life Randolph offered our growing family; excellent schools and township services, beautiful parks and active recreation programs.  Over the years I have worked as a substitute teacher within the ...

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I have lived in Randolph on and off after college, and our family has been permanently settled down for 3 years. I am married to a supportive and patient woman who has kept me grounded for 10 years and we have an amazing 5-year-old son who is truly the light of my life.  I have coached t-ball and ...

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Mayor Mark H. Forstenhausler was appointed in February of 2014 to fill the council seat left vacant by Thomas MacArthur. He was then was elected for a full term in 2015. Before joining the council, Mark served as Commissioner to the Township’s Board of Adjustment. He has since liaised to the ...

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Jim Loveys was appointed to the Randolph Township Council on August 30, 2010, to fulfill the unexpired term of a former council member. He was then elected to his first full term beginning January 1, 2011. Since then, he has remained on the Township Council having served as Mayor in 2014, and ...

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Marie Potter moved to Randolph with her husband John 20 years ago, drawn to the area’s renowned school system and balance of suburban and rural characteristics. While raising her four children – Sean, Katie, Matthew, and Caroline – Marie used her technical and organizational skills to effect real ...

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Lifelong Randolph resident Lou Nisivoccia is the founder and managing director of Nisivoccia Consulting LLC, an information technology consulting practice serving commercial and government entities and non-profit organizations. He is a graduate of Randolph schools and Cornell University in Ithaca, ...

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I am running for Randolph Township Council on the Democratic ticket. While I am relatively new to Randolph, I am not new to local government, and having been fortunate to be welcomed to this community, it is now my desire to give back by serving my community as a Councilwoman.  My husband is ...

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My name is Joshua Weiner and I am one of the four candidates running for Randolph Township Council on the Democratic ticket.   I am a native New Jersey resident, having been raised in Livingston, New Jersey.  Upon graduation from high school, I attended Rutgers College in New Brunswick where I ...

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Team Randolph's Democrat Candidates want to hear from you. Over the recent campaign time the local Democrat Committee has been to every street in Randolph Township to meet  as many residents as possible. Candidates Rachel Koshy, Amy Rosenthal-Laffey, David Timpanaro, and Joshua Weiner have ...

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