Mayor Shelley Brindle of Westfield has served on the Executive Board since November 2022.
She was elected as Westfield’s first female mayor in 2017 and reelected in 2021.
Mayor Brindle co-founded the Raritan Valley Line Mayors’ Alliance; serves as Chair of the NJ League of Municipalities’ Liquor License Reform Task Force; led Westfield’s sustainability efforts resulting in first-time Silver Certification award by Sustainable Jersey; achieved first-time state professional accreditation for the Westfield Police Department; named 2022 Mayor of the Year by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce; and was awarded Innovation in Governance Award by NJLM and the DCA in 2019.
Career & Education
Previously, Mayor Brindle served as HBO’s Executive Vice President, Domestic Network Distribution & Marketing, and was the first female in HBO’s C-suite.
Mayor Brindle also serves on the Board of Directors at Philo, and the Board of Directors for W.O.M.E.N. In America (WIA), is a founding member of Extraordinary Women on Boards (EWOB) and serves as an advisor and mentor to the University of Chicago’s Leadership & Society Initiative.