Officers Chosen at Lakewood Industrial Commission Meeting
The board of the Lakewood Industrial Commission (LIC) elected its 2012 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, vice chair; and Justin Flancbaum, secretary. Both Katz and Flancbaum specialize in commercial and residential real estate development.
The rest of the 2012 board is made up of Commissioners Gregory Stafford-Smith, owner of AG&G sprinkler system services; Neil Brooks, owner of Neil Brooks Plumbing, Heating and Cooling; and newly elected commissioners 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 Committeeman Steven Langert will serve as 2012 Lakewood Township Committee liaison to the LIC. Sean D. Gertner, Esq., Gertner Mandel Peslak, LLC, was appointed the 2012 LIC; and Jeffrey W. Staiger of Remington & Vernick Engineering will serve as the LIC’s engineer
The LIC, incorporated 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.