Gov. Murphy announces members of his Restart and Recovery Commission

Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the members of his Restart and Recovery Commission to help reopen New Jersey following the COVID-19 pandemic.

News 12 Staff

Apr 28, 2020, 3:46 PM

Updated 1,444 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the members of his Restart and Recovery Commission to help reopen New Jersey following the COVID-19 pandemic.
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- Gov. Murphy introduces the members of his Restart and Recovery Commission.
• Dr. Shirley M. Tilghman (Co-Chair) – Professor of Molecular Biology & Public Policy and President Emeritus of Princeton University.
• Kenneth Frazier (Co-Chair) – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Merck
• Dr. Ben Bernanke – Distinguished Fellow in Residence at the Brookings Institute and former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
• Dr. Richard Besser – President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and former Acting Director for the CDC
• Evie Colbert – Founding Board Member and President of the Board of Montclair Film and Vice President of Spartina Productions.
• Tony Coscia – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation at Amtrak, Partner and Executive
• Committee member of Windels Marx LLP law firm and Chairman of SUEZ North America.
• Jessica Gonzalez – Founder and Chief Executive Officer of InCharged, VendX, and Lux-UVC.
• Dr. Jonathan Holloway – Incoming President of Rutgers University and former Provost of Northwestern University
• Lisa P. Jackson – Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives at Apple and former Administrator of the EPA.
• Jeh Johnson – Former U.S. Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Partner at the law firm Paul Weiss LLP.
• Charles Lowrey – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Prudential.
• Denise Morrison – Founder of Denise Morrison & Associates, LLC and a Senior Advisor for PSP Partners. Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Campbell Soup Company.
• Dr. William Rodgers – Professor of Public Policy and Chief Economist at the Heldrich Center at Rutgers. Former Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor
• Neera Tanden – President and CEO of American Progress and the CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund.
• Reverend Dr. Regena Thomas - Director of the Human Rights and Community Relations Department of AFT Union and former New Jersey Secretary of State.
• Richard Trumka – President of the AFL-CIO.
Five members of the Murphy administration will sit as ex officio members:
• Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver
• NJ Dept. of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli
• Chief of Staff George Helmy
• Chief Counsel Matt Platkin
• Chief Policy Advisor Kathleen Frangione
Additional details below:
The statewide total number of coronavirus cases in New Jersey now stands at 113,856 cases, after Gov. Phil Murphy just announced 2,887 new cases. The governor also announced 402 additional deaths, bringing the statewide death toll to 6,442.
 - Gov. Murphy announces an additional 402 COVID-19-related deaths. The statewide death toll stands at 6,442.
- The governor recognizes some of the people who have passed away.
 


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