Rolando Bobadilla, Freeholder District 1
(78 Districts) Newark: North Ward, East Ward, and Parts of Central, South & West Wards [view breakdown]


ROLANDO BOBADILLA of Newark was sworn-in to fill an unexpired term as District I Freeholder in September of 2011, elected to his first full term in November of 2011 and then re-elected in 2014. He is currently employed as a Senior Administrator and Director of Human Resources at the North Ward Center, Inc., in Newark. Freeholder Bobadilla has an extensive background in information technology and previously worked as a computer systems manager, analyst, liaison and technician at numerous firms, including the GFI Group (where he was the technical business liaison to Latin American emerging markets), MDRC,, Conde Nast Publications and The New School. He also served as an Aide to NJ State Senator M. Teresa Ruiz and has been a volunteer for the Branch Brook Park Alliance outreach and park rehabilitation programs. Freeholder Bobadilla earned his B.S. degree in Business from the City University of New York.

 Contact Information:
Phone: 973-621-4477
Fax: 973-621-5695
Room: 553
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