Since being elected to the New Jersey State Senate in 2007, Brian P. Stack has been widely recognized as a strong advocate for urban and working family issues. Stack began public life at the age of fourteen, when he became involved with civic matters as a tenant advocate and community organizer in 1985.
Senator Stack also serves as Mayor of Union City, a community which has enjoyed a renaissance under his leadership, creating safer streets, improved infrastructure and one of the strongest urban school districts in New Jersey. He assumed the position of Mayor in October 2000, and was re-elected to four-year terms in 2002 and 2006.
Senator Stack served as an aide in the 33rd Legislative District office from 1983 to 1984 and from 1986 to 1988. In Union City, he served as an administrative assistant to the Commissioner of Parks and Public Property from 1986 to 1990. He also served as Deputy Director of Public Affairs from 1995 to 1996. Additionally, he served on the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 2000 to 2004. Stack relinquished his Freeholder position as a result of his election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2003.
The Brian P. Stack Civic Association has sponsored generous Thanksgiving Turkey giveaways and holiday parties for children, in addition to providing an array of social services throughout the year to tens of thousands of residents since 1987.
Senator Stack prides his service on his tireless commitment to the constituents he is sworn to serve.