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LaMonica McIver

LaMonica McIver

Council President, City of Newark

LaMonica McIver is a compassionate leader and committed public servant.

Born and raised in the Central Ward of Newark, New Jersey, LaMonica McIver is a public educator and a mother who has spent her life working in her community as a dedicated public servant. She is the Founder of Newark G.A.L.S., Inc. and founding Trustee of The Believe In Newark Foundation.

In 2018, LaMonica was elected as Council Member of the Central Ward. She is the youngest woman and Council Member to serve on the Newark Municipal Council. In 2022, LaMonica was re-elected and appointed as the Council President of the Newark Municipal Council. Making her the second woman to hold the post since 1954.

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