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Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter

Democratic Caucus


100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 1400
Paterson, New Jersey 07505
ph: (973) 247-1521
fax: (973) 247-2457


Democrat Shavonda E. Sumter, of Paterson, was first elected to the New Jersey General Assembly on November 8, 2011.

Born January 19, Mrs. Sumter received her Bachelor of Arts in political science from Kean University; and her Master of Business Administration in health care administration from the Fairleigh Dickinson University Silberman School of Business. She is the Director of Behavioral Health Services at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair.

Mrs. Sumter and her husband, Kenneth, have two children: Tyler and Kenneth.

Mrs. Sumter represents the 35th Legislative District, which includes the Bergen County municipalities of Elmwood Park and Garfield; and the Passaic County municipalities of Haledon, North Haledon, Paterson and Prospect Park.