Christopher Awe

Office of City Council
Title: City Council Chairman - 2nd Ward
Phone: 973-518-8087
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Council Chairman Christopher Awe

2022 City Council Chairman

COUNCILMAN CHRISTOPHER AWE was selected by the East Orange City Council to fill a vacancy in the Second Ward caused by the resignation of Councilman Romal D. Bullock and sworn into office on Monday, July 2, 2018.  He was elected at the Tuesday, November 8, 2018 General Election to fill the unexpired term of Councilman Romal D. Bullock.  

COUNCILMAN CHRISTOPHER AWE is the 2020 Chairman of the Finance Committee and has also chaired the Planning and Grants Committee.  He has served as a Member of the Arts, Recreation & Cultural Affairs, Business Development & Zoning, Housing Licensing & Inspection, Law & Legislation and the Public Works Committees.

COUNCILMAN CHRISTOPHER AWE is a life-long resident of the City of East Orange.  He has served on several campaign committees in the City and has been a member of the East Orange Democratic County Committee for several years.  He has served as the Second Ward Chairman for eight years.  Councilman Awe 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 businesses with the essential resources to evolve into sustainable and successful business ventures.  Councilman Awe is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore.


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