Former Gov. Chris Christie joins New York Mets’ board of directors

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has joined the board of directors of the New York Mets.
Christie’s son Andrew has worked for the team since 2018 and is the Mets’ coordinator of international scouting.
Christie, 58, served as New Jersey’s governor from 2010 until 2016.
Jeanne Melino also joined the Mets board under new owner Steve Cohen, and she will be hired by the team as senior vice president of the Amazin’ Mets Foundation. A former assistant district attorney in Westchester and Suffolk Counties, she is executive director of the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.