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Lee Clark - Candidate for Town Council

Lee has been a champion of Phillipsburg for nearly a decade.  He currently serves as a member of the Warren County Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. He is a steering committee member on the NORWESCAP/South Main Street Alliance initiative to revitalize downtown Phillipsburg. 

Lee served a four-month appointment on the Phillipsburg Town Council, becoming the first African American Councilman in the town's 160-year history, and served on the Phillipsburg Housing Authority as a Commissioner.  Lee works as a public policy manager and community activist with the non-profit environmental sector focusing on New Jersey's low-income and communities of color. As such, Lee recognizes the challenges facing Phillipsburg and will not allow our town to be parceled off and sold piecemeal to outside developers.

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelors in Political Science, concentration in Political Communication, Rider University

  • Masters in Business Communication

  • Certificate: DiverseForce on Boards Program, University of Pennsylvania

Major Panels attended as an invited speaker:

  • International Energy and Sustainability Conference, Panel Topic: How to Encourage More Energy Sustainable Communities, Hosted through State University of New York (SUNY)

  • Delaware River Watershed Conference, Panel Topic: Including Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice in Environmentalism for Organizations

  • 4 States 1 Watershed Panel, Panel Topic: Stormwater Management and the Effects on the Delaware Rivier and Community Equity

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