State of New Jersey
Executive Order #47

Governor James E. McGreevey

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 24 (2002) authorized the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to establish a subsidiary corporation, with responsibility for the school construction program; and

WHEREAS, the NJEDA has created the Schools Corporation to oversee school facility projects; and

WHEREAS, the composition of the Board of Directors of the Schools Corporation was delineated in Executive Order No. 24 (2002); and

WHEREAS, in order for the Schools Corporation, its Board of Directors and its Chief Executive Officer to better monitor the implementation of the school facilities program, and to audit the expenditure of the substantial funding provided by the State for the program, it is advisable to amend the membership of the Board of Directors to add the Attorney General;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JAMES E. McGREEVEY, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:

  1. Executive Order No. 24 (2002) shall remain in full force and effect except as modified herein.

  2. Paragraph 1(a) of Executive Order No. 24 (2002) is hereby amended as follows:

    "The creation of a corporation Board of Directors consisting of the following members: the Attorney General; Commissioner of Education; Commissioner of Labor; Commissioner of Community Affairs; State Treasurer; CEO/Secretary of Commerce and Economic Growth Commission; Executive Director of EDA; Member of the Governor's Executive Staff; three public members of the EDA Board of Directors selected by the Governor; and two members of the public to be appointed by the Governor.

  3. This Order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal this
7th day of February in the Year of Our
Lord, Two Thousand and Three, and of
the Independence of the United States,
the Two Hundred and Twenty-Seventh.

/s/ James E. McGreevey




/s/ Paul P. Josephson

Chief Counsel to the Governor