ROXBURY, NJ - Two Roxbury resident, Christopher Paz and Michael Frequenza, were recently sworn-in to serve on the 2021 Morris County Young Republicans Executive Board.

Frequenza is serving as the group's treasurer while Paz is a state committeeman.

The oaths of office were given at the organization's recent first-ever Zoom Christmas Party. More than fifty young professionals and elected officials attended the event and joined the organization for the new year.

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The Morris County Republican Committee served as event sponsor. Donations were provided from several local businesses.

State Assemblyman Brian Bergen (R-25), served as the keynote speaker and reminded the Young Republicans it is their duty to do what they can to help serve their communities.

In addition to Paz and Frequenza, the 2021 Executive Board consists of:

Chairman – Justin Musella (Parsippany)
Vice-Chair – Julie Lapatka (Boonton Township)
Secretary – Joseph Bock (Boonton Town)
State Committeewoman – Ashley Felice (Chatham Township)

Lapatka and Bock were both sworn in during the meeting via Zoom.

Bock is Chairman of the Boonton Republican Committee and began his first term on the Boonton Board of Aldermen in 2019. This fall Felice was elected to the Chatham Township Committee and will begin her first term in January.

The Morris County Young Republicans, a branch of the New Jersey Young Republican Foundation, is a group of students and young professionals between 18 and 40 involved in supporting the Republican Party on a local, state and national level and work to preserve the strength of the party in the future.

Past Presidents of the Morris County Young Republican include Morris County Freeholder Doug Cabana; Former state Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll; Former Morris Township Mayor, and Current Chief of Staff to state Sen. Tony Bucco, Bruce Sisler and Legislative Aide to Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, Sydney Ugalde.

Over the past three years, the Morris County Young Republicans have helped several members win state and local races; including Assemblyman Brian Bergen; Boonton aldermen Bock and Ed Robillard; Chester Borough Councilman Kyle Holman; Chester Township councilmen Michael Inganamort and Tim Drag; Florham Park Councilwoman Kristen Santoro; Kinnelon Councilman James Lorkowski and Mendham Township Mayor Sarah Neibart.

Young Republican County Committee municipal chairs include Jade Kohut (Jefferson); Ugalde (Randolph) and Bock (Boonton).

For club voting rights, members must be registered Republicans between 18 and 40 and live in Morris County. However, any supporters outside those requirements are welcome to join as associate members and participate in all events.

For more information or to join the club, visit the Morris County Young Republicans website by clicking here.

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