Christopher Awe

Office of City Council
Title: City Council Member - 2nd Ward
Phone: 973-518-8087
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CHRISTOPHER AWE was selected by the East Orange City Council to fill the vacancy  in the Second Ward caused by the resignation of Councilman Romal D. Bullock and was sworn into office on Monday, July 6, 2018.   He was elected at the Tuesday, November 6, 2018 General Election to fill the unexpired term of former Second Ward Councilman Romal Bullock.
COUNCILMAN CHRISTOPHER AWE chairs the Planning and Grants Committee and serves as a Member of the Arts, Recreation & Cultural Affair, Housing, Licensing & Inspection and the Public Works Committees.
COUNCILMAN CHRISTOPHER AWE is a life-long resident of the City of East Orange.  He has served on a number of Campaign Committees in the City.  He has been a member of the East Orange Democratic County Committee for a number of years and has served as the Second Ward Chairman for eight years.   He is an active member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, the International Free and Accepted Masons and the Urban League of Essex County Young Professionals.  
COUNCILMAN CHRISTOPHER AWE is a first generation Nigeran American and co-founder and principal of Unlock Africa, LLC a social enterprise which supports small and medium-sized African businesses wit he essential resources into to evolve into a sustainable and successful business venture.COUNCILMAN CHRISTOPHER AWE is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore.

2020 Committee Assignments
  • Finance (Chairman)
  • Law & Legislation
  • Business Development & Zoning
  • Public Works

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