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For Immediate Release: Contact: Peter Peretzman
Date: 11/17/2020 609-984-9707
Trenton, N.J.—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced Taryn Boland as its new Deputy Chief of Staff. Ms. Boland brings over 20 years of experience in public service and the non-profit sector to the agency. In her new role, Ms. Boland will report to Chief of Staff Christine Sadovy and work closely with Board President Joseph L. Fiordaliso to carry out NJBPU’s policy initiatives. She will also liaise with advocacy and interest groups to meet the needs of New Jersey’s public utility customers.


“We are excited to welcome Ms. Boland to our team and look forward to seeing her skills and experience in action in support of the NJBPU mission,” said NJBPU President Joseph L. Fiordaliso. “The scope of our work touches the lives of every New Jerseyan, and it takes the hard work of dedicated individuals to ensure we live up to that responsibility. Ms. Boland will be an asset to our team as we continue working toward Governor Murphy’s goal of 100 percent clean energy by 2050 and a stronger and fairer New Jersey for all.”


In her new role, Ms. Boland will be responsible for briefing the Board President on current issues related to the state’s public utilities as well as advising on any public policy impacts or considerations. She will also work alongside the Chief of Staff to oversee the agency’s administrative, communications, and legislative divisions.


Prior to joining NJBPU, Ms. Boland served as a Communications Manager for the national non-profit Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH), where she delivered strategic marketing and communications in support of their mission to ensure affordable housing and services for those in need. Prior to CSH, she was a Program Development Assistant for the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, where she supported the First-Time Home Buyer and Multifamily Development financing programs.


Ms. Boland holds a master’s degree in Public Affairs and Politics from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers the State University of New Jersey, and a bachelor’s degree in Government and Law from Lafayette College. She also serves as a Jersey City Democratic Committeeperson, and was previously a Field Representative for Congressman Bill Pascrell (NJ-08).


About the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU)

NJBPU is a state agency and regulatory authority mandated to ensure safe, adequate and proper utility services at reasonable rates for New Jersey customers. Critical services regulated by NJBPU include natural gas, electricity, water, wastewater, telecommunications and cable television. The Board has general oversight and responsibility for monitoring utility service, responding to consumer complaints, and investigating utility accidents. To find out more about NJBPU, visit our website at


About New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program (NJCEP)

NJCEP, established on January 22, 2003, in accordance with the Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act (EDECA), provides financial and other incentives to the State's residential customers, businesses and schools that install high-efficiency or renewable energy technologies, thereby reducing energy usage, lowering customers' energy bills and reducing environmental impacts. The program is authorized and overseen by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU), and its website is