Maj.Gen.Martin to Discuss Joint Base Issues and BRAC at ELC Meeting

Posted on January 7, 2016 By

Major General Clark Martin, the military and defense economic ombudsman for New Jersey will discuss Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst issues and BRAC (Base Realignment Commission) at the Friday, January 15, 2016, meeting and breakfast of Ocean County ELC (Employees Legislative Committee), from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 815 Route 37 West, Toms River, N.J.

ELC meetings, open to the public, are designed to inform the business community about important legislation, provide face-to-face opportunities with key government officials, and encourage dialogue between business and government.

The registration fee, including a buffet breakfast, is $20.00. R.S.V.P. to Elizabeth Cahill at or call 609-656-2600. Pay at the door or mail checks, payable to Ocean ELC, to Julie Holman, Chairwoman of Ocean ELC, 150 West State Street, Trenton, N.J. 08608.

The Ocean County ELC is sponsored by Holman Frenia Allison, PC and New Jersey Natural Gas in partnership with the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce.

About Major General Clark W. Martin (taken from New Jersey Business, a publication of NJBIA): Maj. Gen. Clark Martin, a Vietnam War Veteran who served as the Commander of the New Jersey Air National Guard for 23 years, will spearhead the State’s efforts to fortify and ensure the economic vitality of its military installations in preparation for potential federal budget cuts or a future Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process.

Along with his 34 years of military service, Martin has decades of experience in business and government affairs. In 1991, he co-founded the Trenton-based government relations firm MBI-GluckShaw. A graduate of the Citadel, Martin flew 153 combat missions, including 100 combat flights over North Vietnam. He serves as Chairman of the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation.

About ELC: Employer Legislative Committees The ELCs, established by NJBIA in 1959, are independent, local organizations representing all 21 counties. At each meeting, legislators, cabinet members or local officials will discuss important issues pertinent to business. Attendees also receive a briefing from one of NJBIA’s government affairs experts on legislative and regulatory issues affecting employers.

About NJBIA: The New Jersey Business & Industry Association, Trenton, N.J., provides information, services and advocacy to its member companies in order to build a more prosperous New Jersey. NJBIA is the nation’s largest statewide employer association. Its members, as a group, employ more than one million people and represents every industry in the state, including contractors, manufacturers, retail and wholesale businesses, and service providers of every kind. Visit for more information.