Party affiliation: Republican
Robert Douglas Franks, former United States Representative from New Jersey. Named Legislator of Year National Republican Legislators Association, 1986. Board managers Children's Specialized Hospital, Mountainside, New Jersey, 1980; member long range planning committee Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey, 1982; member domestic task force Hands Across American, 1986; member New Jersey Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Executive director People for Bateman, 1977. Consultant Jim Courter for Congress Committee, 1978. Vice president Med Data Inc., 1978-1980.
Co-owner County News, 1980-1983. Consultant Tom Kean for Governor Committee, 1981. Member District 22 New Jersey State Assembly, Trenton, 1979-1993.
Member United States Congresses from 7th New Jersey District, 1993-2001. President Healthcare Institute of New Jersey, 2001—2010. Board directors Intrenet.
Management consultant in field. Founder CREO; member Economic Steering Committee, 1980, Committee on Energy and National Resources, 1981-1983, Committee on State Government, Civil Service, Elections, Pensions and Veterinary Affairs, 1981-1985, New Jersey State Pension Study Commission, 1982, Committee Revenue, Finance and Appropriations, 1984-1993, State and Local Expenditure and Revenue Policy Commission, 1985-1993, Waste Management Planning and Recycling Committee, 1990-1991. Chairman Task Force to Reform Congress Redistricting Process, 1982, New Jersey Coalition for Regulatory Efficiency, 1985-1993, Republican Policy Committee, 1990-1991, New Jersey State Republican Party, 1988-1992.
Campaign manager Congressman Jim Courter, 1982, Congressman Dean Gallo, 1984. Assembly liaison Republican Majority.
Born September 21, 1951