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BELMAR MAYOR KENNETH PRINGLE WELCOMED TO NJ TRANSIT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 21, 2005
NJT-05-049

NEWARK, NJ –
Belmar Mayor Kenneth E. Pringle today became the newest member of NJ TRANSIT’s Board of Directors. Acting Governor Richard J. Codey appointed Mr. Pringle to the Board in March.

“Ken has an impressive background in the areas of land use and finance that I believe will be of great value to the Board as we prepare for the future needs of the state’s public transportation system,” said Board Chairman and New Jersey Commissioner of Transportation Jack Lettiere.

“Mr. Pringle is a welcome addition to the Board of Directors, and I am certain he will make valuable contributions to the Corporation and to our customers,” said NJ TRANSIT Executive Director George D. Warrington.

In addition to serving as mayor of Belmar since 1990, Mr. Pringle is the managing partner of Pringle Quinn Anzano, P.C., a 23-member law firm with offices in Belmar, Morristown and Trenton. His practice is focused primarily on complex insurance and financial fraud litigation and land use matters.

Mr. Pringle is a 1979 graduate of Mount St. Mary‘s College in Maryland, and a 1982 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C. He has served as the mayor of Belmar since 1990, and is the borough attorney for the Borough of Red Bank. Mr. Pringle has previously served as chairman of the Belmar Charter Study Commission from 1989 to 1990, chairman of the Belmar Housing Authority, a member of the Belmar Planning Board, a member of the Board of Trustees of Mount St. Mary‘s College, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Monmouth Ocean Development Council.

Mr. Pringle lives in Belmar with his wife Kathleen T. Ellis and their two children.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 779,200 daily trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 11 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 162 rail stations, 52 light rail stations and more than 17,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.