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Jannie Chung

Jannie is a Councilwoman from Closter, a town she has lived in for close to 30 years. In a town that has a Korean population of over 20%, Jannie was proud to be Closter’s first Korean American elected official. As a small business consultant, Jannie trains, mentors and supports small businesses to create jobs and improve our economy. Jannie’s personal passions can be easily identified through the volunteer work she has done. She has assisted at free immigration clinics organized by the Minkwon Center, participated in the Volunteer Lawyer for a Day program with the NYC Civil Courts and has been a SCORE counselor in Bergen County. Jannie continues to do pro bono consulting for small business owners as well as contracts for a small financial firm. Jannie currently sits on the Public Safety Committee, the Human Resources Committee, Zoning Board, and Board of Health and is the Chair of the Public Works Committee. Jannie is also on Congressman Josh Gottheimer’s Women Advisory Council. Jannie is a loving wife to her husband Henry and mother to her six-year-old son, Remus. Jannie is committed to representing the most vulnerable and underrepresented members of our community by advocating for proper school funding, affordability for our young adults and seniors, sustainability for small business owners and protecting our working middle class families.  Jannie believes in a values-driven campaign executed through common sense politics which includes affordable and quality healthcare, women's reproductive health, providing livable wages and improving access to employment through transportation infrastructure.