Senate Majority Leader Teresa Luiz and Senate Minority Leader Steve Oroho to speak
Florham Park N.J. – April 5, 2022 – Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon will be honored by the Morris County Chamber of Commerce with the Alex DeCroce Public Leadership 2022 Award at its spring Legislative Luncheon, Friday, April 29, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Meadow Wood in Randolph.
The luncheon also will feature an interactive discussion of issues of importance to the Morris County business community by Senate Majority Leader Teresa Luiz and Minority Leader Steve Oroho.
Sheriff Gannon was elected to his first, three-year term as Morris County Sheriff in 2016 and was re-elected to his second term in 2019. He focuses on:
Sheriff Gannon grew up in Boonton and earned his associate’s degree in law enforcement from County College of Morris and his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration from William Paterson University. He also is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He began his career in law enforcement as a patrolman in Boonton, then moved to the Morris County Prosecutor’s office before entering the private sector to become global head of security risk at Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Sheriff Gannon serves as president of the 200 Club of Morris County, as an adjunct professor at Centenary College and is the co-founder of the Morris County Chapter of the Emerald Society of the State of New Jersey.
“Sheriff Gannon is a lifelong resident of Morris County who has dedicated his life to improving and safeguarding the county’s residents and businesses,” said Meghan Hunscher, chamber president. “In addition, he has always been active in giving back to the community through programs such as Hope One, a mobile substance use and mental health disorder outreach effort, and our county is a better place because of him. It is our honor to present him with him this year’s Alex DeCroce Award, named for man who also dedicated himself to improving the lives of those around him.”
For more information or to register, visit https://web.morrischamber.org/events/Legislative-Luncheon-9119/details.
About the Morris County Chamber of Commerce
The Morris County Chamber of Commerce has more than 700 member organizations that range from entrepreneurs and small businesses to large corporations and Fortune 500 companies. The chamber’s mission is to collaboratively advance the interests of its members to champion a thriving business and community environment. The chamber’s many events, meetings and seminars provide a platform for its members to connect, collaborate, learn and succeed. The chamber is dedicated to the advancement of Morris County's businesses and community by providing services, information and advocacy to support the success of its member organizations. They are headquartered in Florham Park.
Chamber Contact: Media Contact:
Colette Moran Christopher Reardon
Morris County Chamber of Commerce Reardon Communications Group
Tel: 973.210.6083 Tel: 908.229.4674
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