Vanessa Falco was sworn in on January 1st, 2018. This is her first term as an elected official. Born and raised in Hoboken, she is the daughter of a retired Hoboken Police Lieutenant and Elementary School Principal. Vanessa received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Saint Peter’s University.
She has been employed by various fortune 500 companies such as Verizon, Coca- Cola, and Black & Decker. Upon her return to Hoboken in 2006, she founded a nonprofit to help local students attend summer college programs and created a teen after-school program at the Jubilee Center.
She is currently employed at Stevens Institute of Technology ensuring the success of underrepresented minority students in STEM education. Vanessa is the mother of two active sons that attend All Saints Day School.
- Affordable Housing (Chair)
- Health and Human Services/Youth and Children's Affairs (Education Ad Hoc)