Alicia Holman

Office of City Council
Title: City Council Member - 5th Ward
Phone: 973-303-0219
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Councilwoman Alicia Holman was re-elected to a fourth consecutive term on November 7, 2017 representing the Fifth Ward.  During the 2015 session, she served as the Chairwoman of the City’s Legislative Body and Chairwoman of the Public Safety and Law & Legislation Committees. She also served as a member of the Finance and Public Works and Planning and Grants, Negotiation and Personnel Committees.  Councilwoman Holman attended Bloomfield College and Rutgers University.  She is a Youth Program Specialist with the Essex County Department of Citizen Services.  Previously, she served as an Insurance Manager and Claims Adjuster Corporate Manager for an import and export packaging company.  She also served as a Project Coordinator with the Newark Economic Development Corporation and Riverfront Corporation.  Councilwoman Holman is a Fifth Ward District Leader with the East Orange Democratic Municipal County Committee.  She is a volunteer for the “Toys for Tots” Program, the “Make a Wish” Foundation” and the Bethel Presbyterian Church Community Outreach Meal Program.

    2019 Committee Assignments 

    • Housing, Licensing, and Inspection (Chairwoman)
    • Health and Education
    • Business Development & Zoning
    • Public Works
Councilwoman Holman also serves as a Member of the Personnel Committee 

Previous Roles

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. 

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