Raymond Pocino was nominated to the Board of Commissioners by Governor McGreevey and joined the Board on June 26, 2002. He was reappointed by Governor Chris Christie in 2012.
For more than 50 years, Mr. Pocino has been a member of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA). He was appointed regional manager of LIUNA's Eastern Region Office in April 1995 and later won election as a LIUNA Vice President in September 1996. He was re-elected to additional five-year terms in 2001 and again in 2006. In his dual positions as Vice President and Eastern Regional Manager, Mr. Pocino directs and oversees activities that affect the working lives of some 40,000 laborers in the New Jersey, Delaware, New York City and Long Island geographical area. He is also President Emeritus of Construction & General Laborers Local 172 in Trenton, NJ. Mr. Pocino is serving his fifth term as a commissioner of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, one term as chairman. Mr. Pocino also serves as Vice Present of the NJ State AFL-CIO, Vice Chair of Choose New Jersey, and serves as a trustee of both the NJ Alliance for Action and New Jersey SEED.
Committee Assignments: Security (Vice Chair), Finance, Capital Planning, Execution and Asset Management.
Term: 07/02/12 - 06/30/2015 *
* Commissioners serve without remuneration for six-year overlapping terms. A Commissioner whose term expires continues to serve until reappointment or the appointment and qualification of a successor.