MAPLEWOOD, NJ -  Sonia Alves-Viveiros was appointed Assistant Township Administrator on Sept. 26, according to the fall edition of the Maplewood Leaflet. 

Alves-Viveiros has six years of prior experience working in the City of Summit and in Bernards Township, both in administration and in the Clerk’s office, according to the Maplewood Leaflet.

A 2010 graduate of Seton Hall University with a Masters degree in Public Administration, Alves-Viveiros says, "working in local government has always been a passion and interest of mine." Alves-Viveiros continued, “I find working in Administration to be a key role in any municipality. You are responsible to make things work regardless of the challenges that may come and that’s what I intend to do.”