Michael James PAPPAS, Congress, NJ (1960)


PAPPAS, Michael James, a Representative from New Jersey; born in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., December 29, 1960; graduated, Alma Preparatory School, Zarephath, N.J.; attended Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.; insurance executive and partner, Pappas Insurance Agency; chairman, human services and education steering committee, National Association of Counties; member, national policy forum, Republican National Committee; president, New Jersey Association of Counties, 1994; chairman, New Jersey Judicial Unification Transition Committee; Somerset County freeholder, 1984-1986, serving as director, deputy director, and board of social services chairman; member, Franklin Township council, 1982-1987; mayor, Franklin Township, 1983-1984; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth Congress (January 3, 1997-January 3, 1999); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixth Congress; regional administrator, United States Small Business Administration, 2001-2003; associate administrator of field operations, United States Small Business Administration, 2003 to present; is a resident of Prince Frederick, Md.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present