Ed Potosnak

Franklin Township Council, Ward 1

Ed will bring important representation to the Franklin Township Council!


Born and raised in New Jersey, Ed grew up fishing, swimming and boating in the waters of the Garden State. After a decade in the classroom teaching Chemistry, Ed was awarded a highly competitive Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship to serve on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC where he crafted policies designed to improve our nation’s health and competitiveness. Ed is Executive Director of New Jersey League of Conservation Voters and serves as Chair of the Keep it Green Coalition working to sustain funding for the preservation and stewardship of New Jersey’s natural resources, and on the board of Sustainable Jersey. Ed is a member of the Franklin Township Board of Education where he was formerly Board President and the first openly gay board member, and a member of the Rutgers Glee Club Alumni Advisory Committee.

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