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Michele Lois Tuck-Ponder

Michele Lois Tuck-Ponder, American mayor, lawyer. Bar: New York 1984, New Jersey 1991. Member Mercer, Somerset and Middlesex Housing Advisory Board, 1995-1996, Political Congress Black Women, Trenton, 1995-1996; fellow Leadership New Jersey, 1995.

Background

  • Tuck-Ponder, Michele Lois was born on April 11, 1958 in New York City. Daughter of William Achilles and Anna Mable (Powell) Tuck-Ponder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1980. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1983.

    Career

    • Press secretary to Republican Louis Stokes, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1986-1987. Special assistant to Senator Frank Lautenberg, United States Senate, 1988-1990, 94. Deputy director New Jersey Division Civil Rights, Trenton, 1990-1991, New Jersey Division on Women, Trenton, 1993-1994.

      Assistant counsel to governor State of New Jersey, 1991-1992. President Ponder Literature Properties, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1995. Mayor Township of Princeton, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1984, New Jersey 1991.

    Works

    • Author: Wisdom of the Word: Love 1996; Wisdom of the Word: Faith 1997
    • Great sermons by African American clergy.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Methodist

    Membership

    Member Mercer, Somerset and Middlesex Housing Advisory Board, 1995-1996, Political Congress Black Women, Trenton, 1995-1996. Fellow Leadership New Jersey, 1995, Morven Museum and Gardens, Board Member, United Front Against Riverblindness, Board Chair 2016-17

    Personality

    Interests

    Cooking, rollerblading.

    Connections

    • Married Rhinold Lamar Ponder, April 27, 1996.
    • father: William Achilles Tuck-Ponder
    • mother: Anna Mable (Powell) Tuck-Ponder
    • spouse: Rhinold Lamar Ponder
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    Born April 11, 1958
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    • 1980
      Northwestern University
    • 1983
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1986 - 1987
      Press secretary, to Rep. Louis Stokes (D-OH)
      Washington, District of Columbia, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      special assistant, to U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
      Washington, District of Columbia, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      deputy director, New Jersey Division Civil Rights
      Trenton, Illinois, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      Assistant Counsel to Governor, State of New Jersey
      Trenton, NJ
    • 1993 - 1994
      deputy director, New Jersey Division Civil Rights
      Trenton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1995
      president, Ponder Literary Properties
      New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
    • 1995
      Mayor, Township of Princeton
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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