Van Horn, Coleman among several Bloustein faculty, staff, alumni chosen for governor-elect Murphy's transition team

November 14, 2017

Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and Henry Coleman, Professor of Public Policy, are among several faculty, staff, and alumni from the Bloustein School who have been named to Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s slate of Transition2018 committees and co-chairs.

Van Horn, a widely recognized expert on workforce, human resources, and employment policy issues with extensive experience in public and private sector policymaking, was named Senior Advisor to the Transition for Strategy and Policy and will also serve as s co-chair of the Stronger and Fairer Economy committee.

Coleman, whose expertise and interests are primarily in the area of state and local public finance, is a co-chair of the Budget committee.

Maria Heidkamp, who serves as the Director of New Start Career Network at the Heldrich Center, is a co-chairof the Labor and Workforce Development committee.

Martin Robins, Director Emeritus of the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, will be a co-chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure committee.

In addition, Christiana Foglio MCRP ’86, Founder and CEO of Community Investment Strategies will serve as a co-chair of the Housing committee and Tim Castano MPAP ’00, President of New Start New Jersey serve as a co-chair of the Government Technology & Innovation committee.

The full list of the Transition2018 committees and co-chairs may be found at


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