Council Members 2nd Ward

Council Member 2nd Ward Richard Konopka                                                                                        



Council Member 2nd Ward Laura Cifelli-Pettigrew

Council member 2nd WardCifelli-Pettigrew is a lifelong resident of Kearny. She has served as a 2nd Ward Council member since January 2000.


  • Graduate of Franklin School and Kearny High School
  • Graduate of Seton Hall University, Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • Kean College, Teacher of Pre-school and K-8 N J State Teaching Certificate

Memberships and Community Service:

  • 2nd Ward Councilwoman
  • Kearny High School PTA member
  • NJ Education Association member
  • Operation Friendship member
  • Kearny High School Project Graduation, founding member and active participant
  • Kearny High School Soccer Booster Club member
  • Former member of Franklin School PTA
  • Former Child Shield representative