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Dianne Solomon was nominated by Governor Chris Christie to serve as Commissioner of the Board of Public Utilities on April 17, 2013, and confirmed by the New Jersey Senate on June 27, 2013.  She served as president and as a member of the Governor’s Cabinet from January 14, 2014, through October 5, 2014.


Prior to her nomination, Mrs. Solomon served as a commissioner of the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA). On September 13, 2010, Governor Christie appointed her to the position with the SJTA, which is responsible for operating the Atlantic City Expressway, Atlantic City Airport and shuttle service in and around South Jersey.  As commissioner, she dealt with complex transportation funding and infrastructure issues, as well as tourism services during SJTA’s focus on Atlantic City.  Prior to the SJTA, Mrs. Solomon was a member of Governor Christie’s Transition Authorities Subcommittee. 


Commissioner Solomon graduated from Rider University with a degree in Political Science and attended the Philadelphia Institute for Paralegal Studies, concentrating on litigation.  She worked as a paralegal for a number of years on commercial, contract and construction litigation cases and performed legal compliance review on escheat matters.  She served as president of the Philadelphia Association of Paralegals. She also served on the Board of Directors at the Katz Jewish Community Center for seven years, assisting in the transition to a much larger campus and facility in Cherry Hill.  Mrs. Solomon currently is a member on the Gas Committee and the Critical Infrastructure Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). 


Commissioner Solomon, along with her husband, Lee A. Solomon, a New Jersey Supreme Court Justice, resides in West Berlin, NJ.  They have three children.