Pasquale Menna announced today that the Borough has appointed a new Business
Administrator to succeed Stanley Sickels who retired at the end of last year.
an exhaustive search and dozens of interviews, I am pleased to announce that at
last night’s Council Meeting the municipal Council unanimously approved my
nomination of Ziad Andrew Shehady to be the Business Administrator for Red
Bank.” Shehady is currently serving as
the Business Administrator for the Township of Springfield in Union County and
is also a former Mayor and Council Member for that community.
also has fifteen years’ experience as an intelligence officer for the Army
National Guard and has served two tours of active duty. “Ziad has highly advanced skills in
communications, social media, and information technology, which will be a great
asset in our modernizing and improving Red Bank’s municipal government,” Mayor
Menna stated, adding that “these talents combined with his skills with budgets,
financial analysis, labor relations and other municipal issues will serve Red
Bank well now and for the future.”
President Ed Zipprich commented that “I and my colleagues felt that Ziad Shehady
is a rising star in the ranks of government management professionals and that
he makes a great fit for Red Bank.” “He
will help us lead our community into the future,” Zipprich said.
has a B.A. degree from NYU in Politics and Linguistics and has completed
coursework in the Master of Administrative Science program at FDU. The start date of his appointment in Red Bank
is May 14 at a starting salary of $152,000.
Mr. Sickels, who was also a construction code official on a part time
basis, was paid $181,080. His code
duties will be replaced by hiring on a part-time basis so that the total costs
to the Borough of the new arrangement are expected to be the same or less, Mayor