During a career that has spanned over two decades, Tahesha Way, Esq. has been a judge, educator, public servant, and committed to numerous philanthropic causes.
Nominated for appointment by Governor Phil Murphy on December 18, 2017, Ms. Way was sworn in as New Jersey’s 34th Secretary of State on February 26, 2018. Prior to becoming Secretary of State, Secretary Way was an Administrative Law Judge for the State of New Jersey. In 2006, Secretary Way was elected to the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and served as the Freeholder Director in 2009. She also served as a council member for the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council. She is the former president of the Women Empowered Democratic Organization of Passaic County, an organization dedicated to empowering Democratic women by increasing their participation with the goal of achieving greater equality in the political process. She served as a board member for Celebrate New Jersey Now, a social welfare nonprofit that promotes voter engagement and small business growth in the state. Secretary Way also serves on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a leading national think tank geared towards advancing dialogue and policy for improving women’s lives and their families.
Last week, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way visited Israel with a delegation of 10 other Secretaries of State from across the United States, as part of American Jewish Committee’s Project Interchange.
In October of 2019, New Jersey Theatre Alliance developed New Jersey Arts Administrators of Color (NJAAC) with the intent to establish a network of professional arts administrators of color while advancing efforts related to equity, diversity, and inclusion within New Jersey’s arts community.
The New Jersey State Museum is pleased to announce “Fine Feathered Friends: Birds as Mainstay and Muse,” a new exhibition opening on Saturday, January 4, 2020.
Interactive Digital Location Library Showcases Diverse NJ Locations Available for Film and TV Productions
Free Diverse Production Assistant Training Program Open To 30 New Jersey Residents
Now Seeking Designs to Represent Revolution NJ, New Jersey’s Initiative to Commemorate 250 Years of United States history
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Sara Pena, Director of the Center for Hispanic Policy, Research, and Development (CHPRD), is pleased to announce the formation of the Governor’s Hispanic Fellows Program Alumni Association.
Conference to Explore and Celebrate the Stories of Women throughout NJ State History
The New Jersey State Museum is pleased to announce “Preserving the Pinelands: Albert Horner’s Portraits of a National Treasure,” a new exhibition opening Saturday, October 12.
United States SBA STEP Program Awards New Jersey $900,000 to Increase Export Sales for Small Businesses
The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) will host a free webinar titled, ‘Grow Your Business Through Exporting’ this month.
NJ Women Vote: The Nineteenth Amendment at 100 Partnership is Planning Events and Programs in 2020 that will Explore Women’s Suffrage in New Jersey
Secretary of State Tahesha Way is pleased to announce that the New Jersey State Museum has been granted reaccreditation by the American Alliance of Museums.
Acting Governor Sheila Oliver and Secretary of State Tahesha Way today announced the appointment of Donna Rendeiro as Executive Director of the Office of Planning Advocacy and the Secretary of the New Jersey State Planning Commission.
Funding to Support History Organizations, Projects, and Programs across all 21 Counties
Investment Strengthens Economic and Creative Vitality of Communities in Every County
All new, six-part podcast series highlights NJBAC services
The Families First Discovery Pass (FFDP) is a new program in New Jersey designed to provide families and individuals enrolled in state assistance programs with greater access to arts and history events, venues and programs statewide.
The organization will provide free answers to business questions during June 19 webinar
Business questions? NJBAC has answers!
Governor Sets Goal to Reach 150 Million Visitors to New Jersey By 2023
The New Jersey State Museum is pleased to present the exhibition, Many Inspired Steps, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
State and local officials joined a wide array of film and television industry leaders in Newark to discuss diversity and inclusion in New Jersey’s film industry at today’s Diversity in Film and Television Production Forum.
NJ Women Vote: The Nineteenth Amendment at 100 Partnership will Explore Suffrage and Beyond in New Jersey
The New Jersey Division of Elections office has moved to a new location on the fourth floor of 20 W. State St., Trenton. The Division of Elections will operate as normal and all phone and email contact information is unchanged.
The New Jersey State Museum is pleased to announce the opening of “Jersey Crocs Rule!” on March 2.
On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way chaired the first meeting of the New Jersey Complete Count Commission at the War Memorial in Trenton, New Jersey.
The formal notice will be published in the Register on 09/16/19
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Instead of suppressing votes, New Jersey's Tahesha Way spearheaded 100,000 new voter registrations.
Op-ed by Secretary Way explaining steps New Jersey has taken to encouraging voting and ensure a safe and secure elections.
News article on the new Jersey film tax credit program and an event featuring Secretary Way.