Janice S. Mironov (
Mayor, East Windsor)
President Mironov has served as Mayor of East Windsor Township for the past consecutive 17 years. She has served on numerous local boards and committees, including as a member of the Township Planning Board for the past 17 years.
In addition to serving on the Executive Board of the State League of Municipalities, she is also a member of the League's Legislative Committee, Resolutions Committee, Chairperson of the League's Housing Policy Committee, Chairperson of the League's Statutory Funding Compliance Committee (working for Restoration of Municipal Energy Tax Receipts), and Co-Chair of the League's Energy Policy Committee. Further, she represents the League on the Board of NJ Shares and the NJ Highway Traffic Safety Policy Advisory Committee.
Mayor Mironov has received many community awards and recognitions. She is a member of the Township Economic Development Committee, the Clean Communities Advisory Committee, the East Windsor Municipal Alliance for the Prevention of Drug Abuse, and Trustee of East Windsor Green Space, Inc.
Raised and educated in public schools in Bergen County, Mayor Mironov received her B.A. in political science from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts and earned her law degree (J.D.) with honors from the National Law Center at George Washington University in Washington D.C.
League 1st Vice President
Suzanne M. Walters(
Mayor, Stone Harbor)
Suzanne Walters has been Mayor of Stone Harbor since 1997. She is a member of the State League of Municipalities Legislative Committee and is Chairwoman of the General Legislation Subcommittee. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the League’s Women in Municipal Government Committee. Mayor Walters also is a member of the State Council on Affordable Housing.
Mayor Walters is involved in numerous civic, religious and charitable groups in Stone Harbor and in Cape May County. Some of her involvements include the Cape May Regional Medical Center Foundation, Cape May County Chamber of Commerce, Cape Women”s Resource Fund, Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Women’s Republican Club of Cape May and yacht Club of Stone Harbor.
She has a B.S. in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University. She is a widow and has 3 children and 5 grandchildren.
League 2nd Vice President
Gerald J. Tarantolo (Mayor, Eatontown)
Is currently serving his fourth term as Mayor of Eatontown after spending fourteen years as an Eatontown Borough councilman and 23 years as a member of Eatontown Planning Board. With the announced closing of the Fort Monmouth in 2005, he served as a member of two authorities that created and implemented the planned redevelopment of the military base. Those authorities were the Fort Monmouth Economic Redevelopment Planning Authority and the new Fort Monmouth Economic Redevelopment Authority. Both authorities were created by the State Legislature.
In addition to his municipal involvement, he serves on the NJLM Executive Board and chairman of the NJLM Tax Reform Committee and the Chairman of the Two River Council of Mayors in Monmouth County. He retired after working 37 years in the telecommunications industry, from Telcordia Technologies and was also on the technical staff of two other technology-associated companies namely, Bell Laboratories and Bellcore.
He received his BSEE from Monmouth University. He is a proud Air Force veteran.
He is happily married and he and his wife Patricia have two grown children and three grandchildren.
League 3rd Vice President
Joseph Tempesta (Mayor, West Caldwell)
Mayor “Joe” Tempesta is currently serving his 4th term as Mayor of the Township of West Caldwell. Prior to serving as Mayor, he also served 3 terms as a Councilman in West Caldwell.
Mayor Tempesta began his public service in 1982 serving as a volunteer member and later as a Chairman of the West Caldwell Environmental Commission. He also served as a volunteer member of the West Caldwell Planning Board and for the last 25 years, has volunteered for various community athletic and recreation activities, civic organizations, and charitable events. He is a member of the State League of Municipalities Legislative Committee and has served on the League of Municipalities’ Executive Board since 2003.
Mayor Tempesta also serves or has served on numerous Boards and Community Affiliations including West Essex UNICO, and the Essex County Open Space Advisory Board. He is currently a Commissioner on the Morris Joint Insurance Fund (Morris JIF) and recently served as Commissioner of the North Jersey District Water Supply Commission (NJDWSC).
He graduated from Immaculate Conception High School, Montclair, NJ in 1977 and graduated with a B.A. Degree in Economics from Montclair State University in Upper Montclair, NJ in 1981. He is currently the Township Business Administrator for the Township of East Hanover.
He is married to Anne Botto Tempesta and they have a 22 year old son, Joe, who attends graduate school at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.