Officers Chosen at Lakewood Industrial Commission Meeting
The board of the Lakewood Industrial Commission (LIC) elected its 2013 officers at the annual reorganization meeting of the LIC. Robert Kirschner, owner of Robert Kirschner Real Estate, Lakewood, was elected chairman. Other officers are Shlomo Katz, a principal in Olympic Properties, vice chair; and Justin Flancbaum, executive director of the Lakewood Township Municipal Utilities Authority, secretary. Both Katz and Flancbaum specialize in commercial and residential real estate development.
The rest of the 2013 board is made up of Commissioners Gregory Stafford-Smith, owner of AG&G Service CO sprinkler system services; Neil Brooks, owner of Neil Brooks Plumbing, Heating and Cooling; Sam Rabinowitz, real estate developer; and Edwin Schuster, owner of E.J. Schuster’s Office Supplies and Furniture. Members of the Lakewood Industrial Commission are appointed for five-year terms by the Lakewood Township Committee.
In other business, Steven Reinman was confirmed as executive director of the LIC and Anita Doyle was confirmed as secretary-designee. Doyle also serves as deputy coordinator of the LDC (Lakewood Development Corporation) and executive assistant of Lakewood Township and the Lakewood Airport.
Lakewood Township Deputy Mayor Steven Langert will serve as 2013 Lakewood Township Committee liaison to the LIC. Sean T. Kean, Esq., of Cleary, Giacobbe, Alfieri, Jacobs, LLC, was appointed as the attorney for 2013; and Jeffrey W. Staiger of Remington & Vernick Engineering will serve as the LIC’s engineer.
The LIC, established in 1960 and operating by New Jersey Statute, is charged with fostering industrial and economic development, increasing employment opportunities, and promoting the economic well-being of businesses in Lakewood Township, among other duties.