Commissioner Rodriguez is the Director of Public Works
With more than a decade of experience in New Jersey government and political affairs, Gabriel Rodriguez presently serves as the Field Representative and Campaign Finance Director for Congressman Albio Sires in New Jersey’s 8th Congressional District. As a dedicated professional, Gabriel works with local leadership, grass-root organizations, and members of the community with a firsthand understanding of what it takes to make government work for its residents.
Having worked for statewide notables such as Governor James E. McGreevey, Governor Jon S. Corzine, and United States Senator Robert Menendez as Co-Director of the Latino Base Outreach Campaign, he offers a strong and influential voice in political and community affairs. This experience has enabled him to build an extensive political network to benefit the needs of the community.
The son of educators, Gabriel has a passion for public service in his community. He is a volunteer story book reader for West New Public Schools, a participant in the annual West New York Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution, and a member of La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity Inc.
A product of West New York Public schools Gabriel received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from New Jersey City University and an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Gabriel lives in West New York with his wife Ammie and step-daughter Scarlett.