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About Assemblywoman DeAnne C DeFuccio

DeANNE DeFUCCIO IS CURRENTLY A:

  • Assemblywoman serving Bergen & Passaic counties within Legislative District 39

  • 17-year resident of Upper Saddle River (USR) with her husband

  • Member of the USRA Coalition and USR CARES

  • Practicing matrimonial attorney with over 20 years’ experience

  • Mother of 2 school-aged children in USR school district

PRIOR PUBLIC SERVICE:

  • 1993 Intern for Republican Congresswoman Marge Roukema, Washington, D.C.

  • Councilwoman in Upper Saddle River

  • Judicial law clerk to Hon. Edward V. Torack, J.S.C. (Ret.), Bergen County

  • 8-year Alternate Public Defender, Fort Lee

  • Member of the USR Planning Board

  • Member of the USR Youth Guidance Council

  • Council liaison to the Historic Preservation Commission

PERSONAL BACKGROUND:

  • Born in Oakland – lifelong resident of Northern NJ

  • Dwight-Englewood School

  • Union College in Schenectady, B.S. Political Science

  • Suffolk University Law School in Boston, JD

FAMILY HISTORY OF PUBLIC SERVICE:

  • DeAnne’s father, Charles M. DeFuccio, an attorney by profession, served on the Franklin Lakes Board of Education

  • DeAnne’s grandfather, William F. Kelly served as Hudson County State Senator from 1958-1973

  • DeAnne’s other grandfather, Dr. Charles P. DeFuccio, for whom PS# 39 in Jersey City is named, served on the Jersey City Board of Education