Annette Romano is a lifelong resident of Millburn. She currently works in Human Resources for New Jersey Transit.
Annette began volunteering with the American Red Cross after the September 11 attacks, and then shortly after became Health & Safety Director with the American Red Cross. At the American Red Cross, Annette founded and organized the annual 5K to benefit the local chapter. The event was held every year for over ten years, and is still held to this day.
Annette is currently the Chair of the Millburn-Short Hills Democratic Committee, and serves on the Millburn Township Local Advisory Commission. She also serves on the Millburn Township Senior Citizen Advisory Commission. Annette’s past roles include Board Member of the United Way of Millburn-Short Hills, member of the Essex County Senior Services Commission, Co-President of Neighborhood House Nursey School, Corresponding Secretary of Wyoming School PTO, and Girl Scout Troop Leader.
Annette is also responsible for the Millburn Township Food Pantry, which started in November of 2019, and is actively aiding Millburn Township residents during the Coronavirus pandemic. Annette was recently named in Insider NJ's “100 Most Powerful People of New Jersey,” as a result of her efforts during the 2020 Election season. Annette is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Science Management.
Annette is the mother of Christina and twins Nicholas and Jessica, and has been happily married to Nick Romano for the last 30 years.