Posted Monday, October 5th, 2015
(l/r) TransOptions President John F. Ciaffone, Freeholder Director Kathy DeFillippo
Morris County Director of Planning and public Works Deena Leary
and TransOptions Board Chairman Robert Altieri
They were among the recipients at TransOptions’ recent 2015 recognition event held at the Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph.
The awards highlighted the efforts of elected and government officials, businesses, teachers, municipalities, and individuals who made a positive difference in their communities during the past year in the areas of transportation, business, safety and community.
DeFillippo, a second-term freeholder and former mayor and councilwoman in Roxbury, was honored as 2015 Elected Official of the Year as an advocate for “smart transportation planning’’ through her role as a freeholder in serving on the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority’s Board of Trustees.
Leary was honored as 2015 Government Official of the Year for her long-standing efforts to improve transportation options for residents of Morris County, where she oversees six divisions, including transportation planning, road and bridge construction, and land preservation.
The following employers received 2015 recognition from TransOptions as New Jersey Smart Workplaces:
Platinum-level: New Jersey Smart Workplaces: AAA, Alcoa, Atlantic Health System, BASF, Bayer Healthcare, Morris Plains Borough, County of Morris, Cycle Craft, Drew University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Marty’s Reliable Cycle, MetLife, NECA, Nestlé Nutrition, NJM Insurance Group, Pershing LLC, Realogy, REI, Thorlabs Inc., Tiffany & Co., Wyndham Worldwide
Gold-level: Avis Budget Group, Washington Borough, Fiserv, The Casey Group, GlaxoSmithKline; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, Hanover Township, Washington Township (Warren County), TransOptions
Silver-level: Borough of Madison, County College of Morris, Hyatt Morristown, KYOCERA Document Solutions America, Inc., Maersk, Inc., Yukon Graphics
Bronze-level: DSM Nutritional Products, Morris County Chamber of Commerce, Hartshorn Group, New Bridge Services, ShopRite of Morristown, Sussex County Chamber of Commerce
For more information on the recognition awards, visit: http://www.transoptions.org/press-releases/transoptions-celebrates-new-jersey-smart-workplaces-and-other-honorees-at-annual-recognition-breakfast