About Kevin J. Rooney

New Jersey Legislature:

Kevin J. Rooney represents New Jersey’s 40th Legislative District in the General Assembly. He currently serves as a member of the following committees:

  • Appropriations
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Fire Safety Commission
  • Statewide Public Safety Communications Commission
  • New Jersey Civic Information Consortium

Wyckoff Township Committee:

Kevin has over 25 years of public service.  Prior to being elected to the Legislature, he served as a Wyckoff Township Committeeman from 2010-2016 — serving as Mayor in 2011, 2015 and 2016; and as deputy mayor in 2010 and 2014.  He also served as liaison to the Public Policy Committee, Library Board, Shade Tree Commission, Ambulance Corps, Zoning Board, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and YMCA. In addition, he has served as Police Commissioner, Fire Commissioner, Road Commissioner and Finance Chairman.

Personal and Business:

Kevin has been a lifelong resident of New Jersey who grew up in Upper Saddle River and attended Ramapo College in Mahwah for Business. He and his wife, Hayley, have lived in Wyckoff for over 30 years where they raised their four children: Victoria, Jordan, Austin and Cassidy. In addition to their four children, Kevin has four grandchildren: Gryffin, Scarlett, Liam, and Brodie. Kevin pursued a career in Arboriculture spanning over 30 years where he rose to the rank of Vice President in a multi-state company. Today he is a partner in HMS Global Holdings headquartered in Wyckoff.

Community Involvement:

Kevin’s commitment to giving back to his community is strong. He has been a supporter of the Wyckoff Chamber of Commerce, Fire Department, Ambulance Corp, Lions Club, VFW, Wyckoff Education Foundation, New Jersey Food Pantry and Shore Dreams for Kids.  He currently serves on the Pompton Lakes Business Improvement District and Oasis Development Committee. He and Hayley have created an endowment to support urban students at William Paterson University. As a Food Network “Chopped” Champion, Kevin donated his $10,000 prize money to create a Culinary Arts Program at Oasis, a non-profit organization located in Paterson, which is dedicated to providing meals, clothing, education and job training to needy women and children.

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