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Komjathy reelected as Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission Bridge Chairman; Janvey, Grace, Laurentie maintain respective posts

The bi-state Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission Monday reelected its panel of officers for another 12-month period.

Meeting at the Commission’s Scudder Falls Administration Building in Yardley, PA., the bistate agency governing board reelected Aladar G. Komjathy of Lambertville, N.J., as chairman; Pamela Janvey of Upper Moreland, PA., as vice chairwoman; Daniel Grace of Feasterville, PA., as secretary; and Yuki Moore Laurenti of Trenton as treasurer.

Komjathy became the Commission’s chairman in 2022. He has over 40 years of experience in public service and business.  His government-affairs firm – Komjathy & Kean – services a host of Fortune-500 companies and non-profit entities. Komjathy serves on the N.J. State Board of Mortuary Science and is a board of trustee member of Capital Healthcare, Inc. Prior positions include Lambertville Board of Fire Commissioners’ chairman; Hunterdon County Board of Taxation president; special assistant to New Jersey’s Commissioner of Corrections, where he oversaw a prison-building project; and legislative assistant to former state Senator Francis J. McManimon of Mercer.  A U.S. Navy veteran and a Trenton State College graduate, Mr. Komjathy and his wife reside in Lambertville.

Janvey is a former accounting department supervisor at the Bridge Commission, with previous experience in the real estate industry and in service delivery for at-risk families and residents in Bucks County, Pa. Since 2013, she has served as a board member of the Livengrin Foundation for Addictive Recovery, a Bensalem-based organization that was one of Pennsylvania’s first non-profit treatment centers for drug and alcohol dependency.  She became the Commission’s vice chairwoman in October 2020.

Grace has been a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 830 of Pennsylvania for four decades. He has served as the organization’s Secretary-Treasurer/Business Manager since 2001 and as an executive board director of the 95,000-member Pennsylvania Conference of Teamsters since 2005. He also serves on a variety of other union-related boards and councils.

Laurenti is Senior Associate Director of Donor Relations at Princeton University. Ms. Laurenti has served as the Commission’s treasurer since 2017.  She also served three previous terms as Secretary-Treasurer. She has an A.B. in economics from Harvard University and resides in Trenton. Laurenti has served on the city’s school board, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, and the Princeton Chapter of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Commissioner John D. Christy of Stroud Township, PA., chaired the nominating committee.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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