Attorney: Tiffany Stewart, Esq.
Municipal Administrator/Director of Human Resources, City of Newark
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
Ø BS in Public Health, 2006
Seton Hall University School of Law
Ø J.D., 2012
Ms. Stewart is a Newark native who obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Health from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Thereafter, she worked for Washington, D.C. government on class action law suits. She then went on to attend Seton Hall University School of Law, where completed her Juris Doctorate Degree.
Following law school, Ms. Stewart worked as a law clerk and then in the private sector where she predominantly practiced civil litigation.
She continued her career in public service by working for the City of Newark as Attorney for the Department of Water and Sewer Utilities and now serves as the Assistant Director and Attorney. As Assistant Director of the Utility she handled environmental regulatory compliance on a state and federal level for the City’s utility which is one of the largest publicly owned and operated utilities in the country. She also over sought various legal aspects of the Department’s operations, as well as administration, personnel, procurement, contract management, capital improvement and infrastructure projects. Including in her tasks assisting the Director she helped managed and the Utility’s nearly $150 million budget, was involved in grant application and developing creative ways to increase collections as well as meet annual budget requirements.
While in her role as Assistant Director, Ms. Stewart was also been intimately involved in the City’s innovative Lead Service Line Replacement Program which is expected to replace over 22,000 lead service lines across the City in 24-30 months. She was instrumental in the launch and continued operation of the filter deployment program across the City of Newark. Ms. Stewart was also responsible for the development, creation and launch of the Department’s first educational program for students of Newark which has been named the Newark Watershed Science and Leadership Academy. She continues her career in public service and looks forward to making her mark in the community in which she was raised.
She now serves as the Director of Human Resources for the City of Newark but continues to assist in any way she can.
Ms. Stewart serves on several boards including, New Jersey Shares, NJ Lead in Drinking Water Task Force and Lead Free New Jersey. She is also a Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Fellow in their Water Innovation and Leadership Development Program.