Councilwoman Alicia Holman was sworn into Office on January 1, 2006 as Fifth Ward Councilwoman. She is a life long East Orange resident and attended the East Orange Public School System. Councilwoman Holman is currently serving her fourth consecutive term as a member of the Governing Body. During the 2015 session, she served as Chairwoman of the Legislative Body and has served as Chairwoman of the Public Safety, Housing, Licensing & Inspection and the Law and Legislation Committees. Councilwoman Holman has also served as a member of the Finance and Public Works and Planning & Grants Committees and as a member of the Negotiation and Personnel Committees.
Councilwoman Alicia Holman attended Bloomfield College and Rutgers University. She is a Youth Program Specialist with the Essex County Department of Citizen Services and previously served as an Insurance Manager and Claims Adjuster Corporate Manager for an import and export packaging company. Councilwoman Holman also served as a Project Coordinator with the Newark Economic Development Corporation and Riverfront Corporation.
Councilwoman Alicia Holman is a Fifth Ward Democratic Municipal County Committee Leader, the “Make a Wish” Foundation and the Bethel Presbyterian Church Community Outreach Meal Program.
2020 Committee Assignments
- Housing, Licensing, and Inspection (Chairwoman)
- Health and Education
Councilwoman Holman also serves as a Member of the Personnel Committee
Served as City Council Chairwoman in 2015.
She has served as the Chairwoman of the Public Safety Committee and as a member of the Law and Legislation, and Finance Committees.