President

David Kois, PP, AICP

Business Advocate

Hillsborough Township

David has been a member of NJAPZA since 2013 and has served on the By-Laws Committee for the past two years. He wants to get more involved because he feels it is an organization for people who want to be good at what they do. He sees the potential that NJAPZA has for providing meaningful support statewide to those who serve in municipal land-use offices. David holds a bachelor’s degree in Planning from Rutgers and a bachelor’s in Sociology from Montclair and is currently a student in the MCRP Program at Rutgers Bloustein School. Six years ago, he began his planning career in Hillsborough Township as an intern, then transitioned to a full-time position as their Zoning Officer/Assistant Planner. David currently holds the title of Business Advocate/Assistant Zoning Officer

Vice President

Sal Poli

Construction Official, Building Sub Code Official, Fire Sub Code Official & Zoning Official

Township of Denville

Sal has been a member of NJAPZA for 10 years. He is also chair of the events committee. Sal has been a Zoning Officer for the Township of Denville for 12 years and certified for 10 years. He is currently the Construction Official and Zoning Officer for the Township of Denville and the Borough of Pompton Lakes. Sal also serves on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Building Officials. Additionally, he was just recently appointed by the Morris County Freeholders as a Commissioner for the Morris County Housing Authority. Sal has two children and has been happily married for 26 years.

Treasurer

Erik Brachman

Erik Brachman

City of Long Branch

Zoning Officer

City of Long Branch

Erik Brachman is a long standing member of the NJAPZA serving on the By-Laws Committee while assisting the Annual Luncheon held in Atlantic City.  Mr. Brachman believes that NJAPZA representation for all land use professionals is extremely important to maintain the integrity and consistency of our profession.  He graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Marketing.  Mr. Brachman is a Certified Zoning Officer, Tax Collector, Board Secretary and Land Use Administrator.  He completed the Rutgers Mini-Masters in Public Administration and is the City of Long Branch Zoning Officer after spending time in Eatontown and Roxbury Township as their Zoning Officer”

Corresponding & Recording Secretary

Jo-Ann Ricks

Deputy Zoning Officer/Board Clerk

Township of Branchburg

Jo-Ann joined NJAPZA in 2016 when she began working for Branchburg Township as the Deputy Zoning Of­ficer and Clerk to the Board for both the planning board and zoning board of adjustment. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Kean University as well as a Paralegal Certificate from Raritan Valley Community College. Jo-Ann has served on the Association’s Education Committee in the past and was ready to get more involved, taking on the role of Corresponding & Recording Secretary for NJAPZA in 2017. Being involved with NJAPZA has allowed Jo-Ann to grow professionally, network with her peers and most importantly, have fun with her career!

Past Presidents

MEGHAN HUNSCHER
MORRIS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
​& ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
973.210.6081
(2016-2019)

FRANK VUOSO
TOWN OF WESTFIELD
908.789.4125
(2011-2015)

ADELE LEWIS
MAPLEWOOD TOWNSHIP
973-762-8120 EXT. 3201
(2007-2011)

ILENE CUTRONEO
PRINCETON
609-924-5366
(2003-2007)

DAWN WOLFE
LONG HILL TOWNSHIP
(1999-2003)

ANN MACKINNIS
MORRISTOWN
(1996-1999)

NANCY KULL
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP
(1995-1996)

ESTELLE CAMPBELL
ANDOVER TOWNSHIP
(1991-1995)

DIANE J. CHMELIK
READINGTON TOWNSHIP
(1989-1991)

Current officers were elected in November 2017 for two year term expiring November 2019.