The Office of Policy and Regulatory Affairs has oversight of the Department’s significant policy initiatives, and is responsible for integrating the various Department programs into a coherent and consistent message. The Office helps craft new programs, evaluates existing Department programs, and works with Department staff to revise policies and programs in order to meet changing needs.  It provides data analysis and research for all Department Divisions. The Office also acts as the primary liaison with the Office of the Attorney General, and helps provide guidance to Department staff on statutory and regulatory issues.

Contact Information

Administrative Practice Officer (APO) for Final Agency Decisions
Donald Palombi
Donald.Palombi@dca.nj.gov
(609) 292-6420

APO for Department Regulations
Kathleen Asher
Kathleen.Asher@dca.nj.gov
(609) 292-6420