Bergson Leneus

Office of City Council
Title: City Council Member - 3rd Ward
Phone: 862-253-8141
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COUNCILMAN BERGSON LENEUS was elected to the East Orange City Council on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to represent the Third Ward. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, the second of four boys to Haitian immigrant parents and raised in East Orange. He graduated from Seton Hall Preparatory High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from Rutgers University in Newark. He has over five years experience in property management and is currently a Property Manager for The Park View at 320 South Harrison where he manages several hundred units. He has overseen the eventual acquisition of over 60 million dollars in assets in the local community and has overseen over 15 million dollars in capital improvement renovations during his tenure. Councilman Leneus has served as an appointed Member of the East Orange Board of Education since 2012, serving as President for the past three years. He has volunteered his time and efforts to ensure all families of the East Orange School District receive a quality public education. He also serves as President of a nonprofit organization called The Leneus Family Foundation, founded in 2013, and dedicated to creating opportunities for children in the local community of East Orange as well as Haiti.

2019 Committee Assignments 

  • Health & Education (Chairman)
  • Housing Licensing & Inspection
  • Law & Legislation
  • Planning & Grants


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