Party affiliation: Democrat
Thomas John Layden, American social services supervisor. Certified in public management. Vice president Communications Workers American Local 1080, Avenel, New Jersey, 1988-1990. Fellow National Association Public Administrators (New Jersey health and human services section, New Jersey chapter); member Knights of Columbus, Elks, Pi Alpha Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.
Social services supervisor County of Union: Division Social Services, Elizabeth, New Jersey, since 1981. Sales specialist Computer City, Inc., Springfield, 1995-1998. Sales representative Comp United States of America, Inc.
Recorder Department Human Superior vena cava syndrome: Partnership Council 5, Total Quality management Re-inventing Government Project, Elizabeth, since 1996, Borough of Fanwood Assessment Project, 1996.
Denomination: Roman Catholic