Alumnus Maria Del Cid, MPAP ’20, appointed to NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission

March 6, 2021

Bloustein School alumnus Maria Del Cid, MPAP ’20 was recently announced as one of the new members of the five-member appointed Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), the New Jersey Office of the Governor announced recently.

Ms. Del Cid currently serves as the Director of Policy and Legislative Services at the New Jersey Department of Health, where she serves as a liaison with the Governor’s Office and to the Legislature. She holds a Masters in Public Affairs and Politics (MPAP) from the Bloustein School. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Seton Hall and also holds an Associate’s Degree from Union County College, where she founded the Del Cid Dreamer Scholarship, which is awarded to full- or part-time students who are naturalized U.S. citizens, permanent legal residents, DACA recipients, or undocumented immigrants pursuing higher education at Union County College. Ms. Del Cid is involved in many civic organizations throughout New Jersey, including Latino Caucus Coordinator for the New Jersey Democratic State Committee.

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