Diane Allen
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Diane Allen

Republican

Member of the New Jersey Senate and General Assembly

Edgewater Park, New Jersey
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Diane Allen

Member of the New Jersey Senate and General Assembly
Summary
Experience
73
Years of Age
22
Years of Experience
NJResidence (state)

Diane B. Allen (born March 8, 1948 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American Republican Party politician, who served in the New Jersey State Senate from 1998 to 2018, representing the 7th Legislative District. She served as the Deputy Republican Conference Leader from 2002 to 2003 and as the Majority Whip from 1998 to 2001. She was the Deputy Minority Leader in the N.J. Senate. She was a member of the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature, the New Jersey General Assembly, from 1996 to 1998. Allen is the Chair of the National Foundation for Women Legislators.

Experience

Education

  (1 of 1)  
Bucknell University
BA Philosophy
1970

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 12)  
Senator
New Jersey State Senate
1998 - 2018
Republican Conference Leader
New Jersey State Senate
2003
Majority Whip
New Jersey State Senate
1998 - 2001
Member
New Jersey State General Assembly
1996 - 1998
Former Deputy Republican Leader
New Jersey State Senate
Primary Anchor/Primary Producer/Reporter
KYW-TV
1982 - 1989
Employee
ABC News Network
1979 - 1982
Television Host for Weekly Women's Program/Noon Anchor/Daily Talk Show Host
KYW-TV
1976 - 1979
Former Executive Producer/Evening Anchor/Education Reporter
WCAU-TV
Former President
VidComm, Incorporated
Former Reporter/News Anchor
New Jersey Network
Former Reporter/News Director
WJJZ Radio

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 20)  
Board Member
Family Services of Burlington County
Current
Board Member
New Jersey State Aquarium
Current
Board Member
United Way
Current
Board Member
Foster Care Consortium of New Jersey
Current
Board Member
Moorestown Visiting Nurses Association
Current
Board Member
Youth Work Foundation
Current
Board of Directors
National Foundation for Women Legislators
Current
Member
National Trust for Historic Preservation
2006 - Current
Delegate
Republican National Convention
1996
Delegate
Republican National Convention
2000
Member
Committee to End Homelessness
Current
Member
Joint Committee on Public Schools
2008
Member
New Jersey, Human Relations Council
2002 - 2006
Member
New Jersey Council of Armed Forces and Veterans Affairs
2004 - Current
Member
Martin Luther King Jr. Commission
1998 - Current
Former Member
Public Schools Committee, New Jersey State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, New Jersey State Senate
Former Member
Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee, New Jersey State Senate
Former Member
Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, New Jersey State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Student and Field Services Subcommittee, New Jersey State Senate