Nine South Jersey residents were nominated for positions in the Superior Court, Casino Control Commission and various other state authorities on Thursday.
Linwood residents Michael Blee and Noah Bronkesh were nominated to be Superior Court judges.
Blee is the solicitor for Absecon and Galloway and has served as a public defender and various other municipal roles in the area. Bronkesh was formerly the lawyer for the South Jersey Economic Development District, which has come under scrutiny after accruing about $1 million in debt under the guidance of ousted executive director Gordon Dahl.
Linda M. Kassekert, of Pennsauken, Camden County, who has been chairman of the Casino Control Commission for a decade, has been nominated to be an administrative law judge. Also nominated for that post is lawyer and one-time state Assembly candidate Damon G. Tyner, of Egg Harbor Township.
Linwood City Councilman Matthew B. Levinson and former Atlantic County Freeholder Alisa Cooper were nominated for the Casino Control Commission.
Other area residents — Frances E. Puskas, cqof Barnegat Light; Robert R. Rush Jr., of Woodbine; Joseph A. Zaborowski, of Galloway; and Eleanor Ann Bochenek, of Villas — were nominated for the Marine Fisheries Council.
The nominations, which were filed by Gov. Chris Christie, are subject to approval by the state Senate.
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