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Daniel R. BensonDEMDemocrat Government Official, District 14
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Daniel R. Benson (born November 22, 1975) is an American Democratic Party politician who serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 14th Legislative District. Benson, who previously served on the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders, replaced Assemblywoman Linda R. Greenstein, after she was elected to the New Jersey Senate in a special election. He was sworn in on January 10, 2011, to fill Greenstein's vacant Assembly seat.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers University
MPP Science and Technology Policy
1997 - 1999
Georgetown University
BS
1994 - 1997
Past Positions1 - 12 of 12
Deputy Conference Leader
New Jersey State General Assembly
2020 - Current
Deputy Speaker
New Jersey State General Assembly
2018 - 2020
Deputy Speaker Pro Tempore
New Jersey State General Assembly
2015 - 2017
Assembly Member
New Jersey State General Assembly
2011 - Current
Freeholder
Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders
2008 - 2011
Council Member
Hamilton Township, New Jersey
2002 - 2005
Council President
Hamilton Township, New Jersey
2002 - 2003
Consultant
Tekmark Global Solutions
2008 - 2011
Manager
Government Affairs, New Jersey Utilities Association
2007 - 2008
Research Project Manager
Rutgers University, Center for Energy Policy
2003 - 2006
Senior Consultant
Telcordia Technologies
1998 - 2003
Graduate Assistant
Rutgers University, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
1997 - 1999
Other Experience1 - 16 of 16
Advisor
Steinert High School Key Club
Current
Board Member
Mercer Area District Boy Scouts
Current
Member
Greater Mercer County Chamber of Commerce
Current
Member
Hamilton Elks Lodge #2262
Current
Member
Citizens for a Better Hamilton
Current
Member
Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge #2622
Current
Member
Henry J. Austin Health Center Board of Trustees
Current
Member
Ancient Order of the Hibernians
Current
Member
Friends of Hamilton and New Jersey State Libraries
Current
Vice President
Friends of the Hamilton Township Library
Current
Alumnus
Leadership New Jersey
2010
Member
Young Professionals Board of Robert Wood Johnson Hospital
2003 - Current
Member
American Council of Young Political Leaders, present
Member
Kiwanis Club of Hamilton Township
Former Chair
Law and Public Safety Committee, New Jersey State General Assembly
Former Member
Health and Senior Services Committee, New Jersey State General Assembly