Legislative District 11

Senator Jennifer Beck (R)
Registration 30.6% Democratic
21.7 Republican
47.3% unaffiliated
Demographics 75.9% White
14.3% Black/African American
0.3% Native American
2.7% Asian
0.0% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
4.1% Other race
2.5% Two or more races
12.0% Hispanic
Population 205,526
Voting-age population 161,464
Registered Voters 147,113

Allenhurst Borough

Asbury Park City

Colts Neck Township

Deal Borough

Eatontown Borough

Freehold Borough

Interlaken Borough

Lock Arbour Village

Long Branch City

Neptune City Borough

Neptune Township

Tinton Falls Borough

West Long Branch Borough

Jennifer Beck

Senator Jennifer Beck

  • Senator Jennifer Beck was born and raised in Erie, PA. She attended Boston College, where she majored in Physics and Mathematics. She also was a walk-on for the BC track team where she was named co-captain her senior year. She then received her Masters in Government Administration from the Fels School of Government at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • She started her career as Chief of Staff for Assemblyman Joe Azzolina, before leaving for the private sector, where she ran the Trenton office of MWW, New Jersey’s largest public affairs firm.
  • Before serving in the Senate, Jennifer served one term as an Assemblywoman. She also served two terms on the Red Bank Borough council, getting elected and re-elected in a town in which registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by a significant margin. She was the only elected Republican on the council during her tenure.
  • Senator Beck is President of JAB Marketing, a media relations and marketing firm. She is also a trustee with the Monmouth Conservation Foundation, a member of the Red Bank Womans Club and formerly was a rape crisis counselor at what is now 180/Turning Lives Around.
  • She is an avid runner and participates in road races and triathlons all over the United States.
  • She lives in Red Bank with her dog, Scout.

Rob Acerra

Deputy Mayor Rob Acerra has Served the Township

since July 1, 2015

  • Graduate of Montclair State College
  • National Account Manager, Carousel Industries
  • Member Italian American Association – Township of Ocean
  • Former Committee Chairperson Ocean Township Board of Education
  • Former Founder and Player Agent Ocean Township Youth Baseball
  • Former Member OTES, TOIS and OTHS PTA
  • Former Volunteer Cub Scouts
  • Former Manager Ocean Township Little League
  • Former Coach Ocean Township Recreation Basketball
  • Former Coach Recreation Football
  • Twenty-six year resident of Ocean Township
  • Wife, Rose; Children, Robert Jr.,Richard and Raymond

Michael Whelan

Red Bank Councilman
Police & Fire Commissioner
Council Representative on the Planning Board
Former Liason to Rivercenter: Business District
Chariman of Parking Committee
  • Graduate of Christian Brothers Academy
  • Graduate of Manhattan College; Degree in Government
  • Michael is an Account Executive at Global Indemnity Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Michael was able to create a new source of revenue for Red Bank while strengthening the relationship with Count Basie by facilitating a parking agreement to lease Borough Space for the Basie to sell.
  • He assisted in spearheading the first two redevelopment plans ever passed in Red Bank’s history. One being a blighted/vacant lot and creating tax revenue for the residents. Other being White Street with Democrats have been fighting about for 30+ years.
  • He worked towards consolidating the fire department and earning the trust of the Department. Consolidating Fire Department lowers taxpayer costs with strengthening department for us to stay Volunteer.
  • He was able to help bring another viable parking solution to the table while gaining many friendships with the business community to finally help with the more than three decade problem.