Romaine Graham, Freeholder At-Large


Romaine Graham of Irvington was appointed to complete an unexpired term, in February of 2019, of At-Large Freeholder Lebby C. Jones. She has been a longtime resident of the Township of Irvington since 1969, and has served her community with commitment and diligence. She attended elementary school in the Township of Irvington, and is a homeowner in the North Ward. She has been a Member of the Irvington Board of Education since April 2011 and held the rank of President prior to becoming an At-Large Freeholder. She is a career educator and was employed with the Newark Public School System from 1999 to 2014. She earned her degree in Urban Studies from St. Peter’s College in Jersey City. She was introduced into politics in the early l980's by the late Irvington Democratic Committee Chairman, and former Freeholder, D. Bilal Beasley, and began her electoral career in June 2010 by winning a position in Irvington's Democratic County Committee representing the North Ward, 9th District. She is a member of the International Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society, the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), and the "Newark Do Something" program sponsored by the City of Newark where she facilitated leadership training skills for Newark youth.

 Contact Information:
Phone: (973) 621-5680
Room: 560-A
Board of Chosen Freeholders, County of Essex
Hall of Records - Room 558, 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., Newark, New Jersey 07102
Tel: (973) 621-4486 Fax: (973) 621-5695