Rolando Bobadilla, Freeholder District 1
(78 Districts) Newark: North Ward, East Ward, and Parts of Central, South & West Wards [view breakdown]

ROLANDO BOBADILLA of Newark was sworn-in to fill an unexpired term as District I Freeholder in September of 2011, elected to his first full term in November of 2011 and then re-elected in 2014. He is currently employed as a Senior Administrator and Director of Human Resources at the North Ward Center, Inc., in Newark. Freeholder Bobadilla has an extensive background in information technology and previously worked as a computer systems manager, analyst, liaison and technician at numerous firms, including the GFI Group (where he was the technical business liaison to Latin American emerging markets), MDRC,, Conde Nast Publications and The New School. He also served as an Aide to NJ State Senator M. Teresa Ruiz and has been a volunteer for the Branch Brook Park Alliance outreach and park rehabilitation programs. Freeholder Bobadilla earned his B.S. degree in Business from the City University of New York.

Citizenship and Immigration Services Committee (CIS) – CHAIR
Public Safety/Penal Committee Sub-Committee on Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.) - CHAIR
Public Safety/Penal Committee
Committee to Review the Code of the County of Essex
Budget Review Committee
Committee to Review Purchasing Procedures
Finance Oversight Committee
Agenda Review Committee
Health Care/Health Benefits Committee
Essex County Improvement Authority Oversight Committee
Resource Recovery Oversight Committee
WorkFirst NJ Review Committee
Recreation Oversight Committee
Labor Union Oversight Committee
Hospital Center Oversight Committee
Committee to Review Funding for Nonprofits
Transportation Oversight Committee
Deer Population Control Committee
Housing and Community Development Oversight Committee
Board of School Estimate for Essex County College – REPRESENTATIVE
Board of School Estimate for Vocational Schools – REPRESENTATIVE
Essex County College Police Academy Advisory Board – REPRESENTATIVE
Essex County Transportation Advisory Board – Alternate
Essex County Environmental Commission – Alternate
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered & Questioning (LGBTQ) Advisory Board - Alternate
 Contact Information:
Phone: 973-621-4477
Fax: 973-621-5695
Room: 553
Board of Chosen Freeholders, County of Essex
Hall of Records - Room 558, 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., Newark, New Jersey 07102
Tel: (973) 621-4486 Fax: (973) 621-5695