SENATOR JAMES BEACH

Office info
  • 1309 ROUTE 70 WEST, SUITE A
    CHERRY HILL, NJ 08002

STAFF
  • IVY ROVNER, CHIEF OF STAFF
  • MELISSA PADIN, LEGISLATIVE AIDE
  • VELANN TOMLIN, CONSTITUENT SERVICES

6th Legislative District

Mr. Beach joined the State Senate on Jan. 13, 2009, five days after he was selected by District Democratic Committee members to fill a vacancy. He won a special election for the final two years of the unexpired term in November, 2009, and was re-elected in 2011, 2013 and 2017.

Upon taking the oath, Mr. Beach resigned from his position as Camden County Clerk. Prior to being elected clerk, in 1995, he served two terms on the County Board of Chosen Freeholders, starting in 1991. He is also a co-chairman of Camden County’s Democratic Party.

The senator is a former educator and football coach for several southern New Jersey high schools including Woodrow Wilson and St. Joseph’s, in Camden, and Highland Regional, in Blackwood. At the time of his retirement he was director of vocational education for the Black Horse Pike Regional School District.

Senator Beach was born in 1946. He graduated from Rowan University in 1976. He and his wife, Linda, have two children, Jimmy and Kristie, and four grandchildren.

Senate Select Committee on Economic Growth Strategies Final Report
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Senate Select Committee on Economic Growth Strategies Final Report
  BOB SMITH Chair   JOSEPH PENNACCHIO Vice-Chair   NILSA CRUZ-PEREZ DAWN ADDIEGO JOSEPH LAGANA DECLAN J. O’SCANLON    ...
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Madden, Sweeney Bill to Extend Prevailing Wage Standards to Certain Industries Clears Senate
Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Fred Madden and Senate President Steve Sweeney, which would require owners of stationary sources...
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