The New Jersey Alliance for Action, founded in 1974, is a non-partisan and non-profit association representing thousands of business, labor, government, utility, education, professional and other New Jersey leaders.

Our mission is to improve New Jersey’s economy and create jobs by promoting environmentally friendly capital construction and infrastructure investment.


Meet the leadership team whose innovation drive our mission and propel our organization forward.

Gerald T. Keenan


Christian Hartman

Senior Vice President

William R. Healey

Special Advisor to the President

Ashley Rogers

Public Information Manager

Penny Grasso

Director of Communications

Lynn Schwalje

Office Manager

Athena Xenios

Director of Administration

Shadae Waiters

Administrative Assistant

Contact Us

New Jersey Alliance For Action
Raritan Center Plaza II
91 Fieldcrest Avenue
Suite A24
Edison, New Jersey 08837

County Chapters

The New Jersey Alliance for Action has organized 12 county chapters.

Each chapter meets annually and provides attendees with an insider’s look into upcoming economic development and infrastructure improvement projects in their respective counties.  New Jersey decision-makers recognize the Alliance for Action county chapters as excellent venues to learn about and promote new opportunities.

The county chapters, led by an outstanding group of Co-Chairs representing business, labor and government, have been formed in Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, and Somerset counties.

Foundation of the Alliance for Action

The Foundation of the NJ Alliance for Action is the non-profit 501 (c)(3) arm of the Alliance for Action, established to conduct research and educate the State and its residents about the importance of infrastructure.  The Foundation develops public policy initiatives that will improve the quality of life of every resident in New Jersey.  The Foundation has generated national and regional recognition for its groundbreaking studies and reports focused on New Jersey’s infrastructure conditions and needs.

The Foundation seeks to enhance economic well-being, the environment, the infrastructure, and all those areas which affect how New Jersey residents live, work, raise families and spend their leisure time.