Board

President Regina Appolon

Vice PresidentJuan Carlos Nodelo

Executive Director – Dave Pilmenstein

Secretary- Alex Mirabella

Treasurer Harris Laufer

Regina Appolon

Regina works as a Government Affairs Professional for Princeton Public Affairs Group and also serves as Northern Vice President for the New Jersey Young Democrats Executive Board. Regina Appolon is a highly respected political operative with a wealth of legislative experience in financial education, civil liberties, commerce and transportation. Through a unique blend of policy expertise, dedication to public service and tight knit relationships, Appolon’s career has been defined by high-impact policy making.

Juan Carlos Nodelo

Juan Carlos serves as the Legislative Director to Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (D-19th Legislative District) where he manages the Assemblywoman’s policy portfolio and legislative initiatives. Juan Carlos also serves as a member of the Township of Cranford’s Planning Board and as Treasurer of Millennials for New Jersey.

Dave Pilmenstein

Dave is the President of Activate Media, an award-winning blue messaging and media firm, and the Creative Director for the County of Union. When not knee-deep in government, he’s an avid hiker and the uncle to every dog in the world. Dave also serves as Vice Chair on the Springfield Board of Health. Dave recently won a national Reed Award from Campaigns and Elections for his commercial work in Linden.

Alex Mirabella

Alex is a legal marketing consultant with Martindale Hubbell, located in New Providence. He is a former collegiate wrestler for The College of New Jersey and has continued his involvement in athletics by coaching youth football for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PAL program. Alex also enjoys taking time to volunteer, most recently with the Union County Vaccine Center, as well as local food drives.

Harris Laufer

Harris works as the Legislative Director to Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-22nd Legislative District) where he serves as the Senator’s policy advisor on a wide variety of  areas. Harris also serves as Chairman of the Springfield Board of Health and previously chaired the New Jersey Young Democrats Jewish Caucus.