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Don Payne, Jr.'s Biography

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 10, Democratic

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Post Office Box 2406
Newark, NJ 07114

1455 Liberty Avenue
Hillside, NJ 07205

LeRoy F. Smith, Jr. Public Safety Building
60 Nelson Place, 14th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

253 Martin Luther King Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07305

103 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Donald 'Don' Payne, Jr.

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Beatrice; 3 Children: Donald III, Jack, Yvonne

Birth Date:

12/17/1958

Birth Place:

Newark, NJ

Home City:

Newark, NJ

Religion:

Baptist

Attended, Graphic Arts, Kean University

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New Jersey, District 10, 2012-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, New Jersey, District 10, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020

Member, Board of Chosen Freeholders, Essex County, New Jersey, 2005-2012

At-Large Representative, City Council of Newark, 2006-2012

President, Municipal Council of Newark, 2010-2012

Member, Committee on Homeland Security, United States House of Representative, present

Member, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), United States Congress, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on Sudan and South Sudan, United States Congress, present

Member, Congressional Library of Congress Caucus, United States Congress, present

Member, Congressional Small Business Caucus, United States Congress, present

Member, Education Committee, United States House of Representatives, present

Member, Health Committee, United States House of Representatives, present

Member, Justice Reform Task Force, Congressional Black Caucus, United States Congress, present

Member, Ports, Opportunity, Renewable, Trade, and Security (PORTS) Caucus, United States Congress, present

Member, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, Committee on Homeland Security, United States House of Representatives, present

Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency, Committee on Homeland Security, United States House of Representatives, present

Former Member, Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, United States Congress

Former Ranking Member, Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Recreation Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Small Business Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Director of Student Transportation, Essex County Educational Services Commission

Member, Board of Aljira, present

Co-Founder, Embracing Arms, present

Sponsor, March of Dimes March for Babies, present

Board Member, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, present

Founder, Above The Rim

Former Board Member, Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art

Founder, Newark South Ward Junior Democrats

Former Board Member, New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Former Developer, Senior Social

Former Advisor, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Youth in Government Program

Member, New Jersey Highway Authority, 1990-1996

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