Assemblyman Ned Thomson to Speak at May 17 Ocean ELC Meeting

Posted on May 9, 2019 By

Assemblyman Ned Thomson, 30th Legislative District, will be discussing NJ’s fiscal situation and the upcoming budget battle at the Ocean County ELC (Employer Legislative Committee) meeting and breakfast Friday, May 17, 2019, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 815 Route 37 West, Toms River, N.J. Assemblyman. 

Assemblyman Thomson serves as a member of the Assembly Budget, Education and Telecommunications and Utilities Committees.

Frank Robinson, VP of NJBIA (NJ Business and Industry Association) will be updating attendees about business-related topics from Trenton and their affect on businesses and the local community. 

The registration fee, including a buffet breakfast, is $20.00. R.S.V.P. to mpangelini@ or call 908-309-5395. Pay at the door or mail checks, payable to Ocean ELC, to Mary Pat Angelini, P.O. Box 517, Oakhurst, N.J. 07755.

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

About Assemblyman Edward H. “Ned” Thomson, Assemblyman Thomson, a lifelong resident of Monmouth County, began his legislative career in 2017 and was subsequently re-elected in the fall of that year.  He represents 14 towns in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Prior to joining the Legislature, Assemblyman Thomson was Trustee of the New Jersey Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) for more than 20 years.  He also served on the Wall Township Committee for a decade where he was twice elected Mayor.  In addition, he was a member of the Wall Township Planning Board and Board of Adjustment.

An enrolled actuary, Assemblyman Thomson is the owner of E.H. Thomson & Company, Inc. Consulting Actuaries where he administers more than 500 pension plans.  He is a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries and a member of the Society of Pension Actuaries and the American Academy of Actuaries.  He is also a certified Continuing Education provider for the New Jersey Board of Accountancy and the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance.

Assemblyman Thomson is an experienced pilot who volunteers with Angel Flights which provides free trips for patients with serious illnesses for treatment at hospitals.  In addition, he volunteers for the Junior Olympics and other major youth and intercollegiate sailing events and is a race official with U.S. Sailing.

Assemblyman Thomson attended Neptune High School and Blair Academy and continued his education at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the College of Insurance.  He has three grown children and resides in Wall Township with his wife.

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.