Christie Nominates Prominent National Democrats To Rutgers Board Of Governors

Susan McCue. photo via Message-Global.com

Susan McCue. photo via Message-Global.com

Governor Chris Christie this morning nominated two distinguished Rutgers Almuni to serve on the University’s Board of Governors.

Susan McCue,  of Alexandria, VA, is the President of Message Global, a public affairs firm she founded in 2008 after serving as Chief of Staff to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from 1999-2007.

“One of the nations’s top political strategists,” according to her website, McCue co-founded and co-chairs Reid’s Senate Majority PAC.  She is on the board of American Bridge 21st Century SuperPAC, with whom she shares her Washington, DC office space, according to the NY Times .

American Bridge has a page on it’s website that features videos of Christie.

In 2013, McCue founded a new SuperPAC dedicated to electing Democrats to local and state offices in New Jersey.

Mark A. Angelson. Photo via iie.org

Mark A. Angelson. Photo via iie.org

Mark A. Angelsonof New York City, was Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Deputy Mayor and Chairman of the Mayor’s Economic, Budgetary, and Business Development Council in 2012.

A lawyer by training at Rutgers, Angelson has served as Chairman and CEO of various companies in the printing industry.  He is a Trustee and Treasurer of the Institute of International Education, a Trustee and teacher at Northwestern University .  He is the Richard D Heffner Public Service Professor at the Edward J Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers.

Angelson was inducted into Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 2013.

Both Angelson and McCue are members of the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher.

In addition to the Rutgers Board of Governors nominations, Christie nominated former Atlantic County Freeholder Alisa Cooper, a Democrat, for reappointment to the Casino Control Commission, and Robert S. Garrison of Westfield to the Union County Board of Taxation.  Garrison is the Executive Director of the Bergen County Improvement Authority.


Posted: December 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Monmouth County, Rutgers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Christie Nominates Prominent National Democrats To Rutgers Board Of Governors

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