NJASCU Staff

Eugene Lepore

Executive Diretor

Eugene Lepore serves as the Executive Director of the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities (NJASCU).  In his capacity as Executive Director, he works with the presidents and senior leadership of the seven NJASCU institutions to develop the organization’s agenda and objectives.  He is responsible for publicly articulating the organization’s positions to the State’s key policymakers and stakeholders.

Prior to joining NJASCU in January, 2020, Mr. Lepore served as Deputy Executive Director and Director of Budget and Fiscal Analysis for the New Jersey Senate Majority Office.  He has well over a decade of experience in the Legislature having joined the Senate Majority Office in 2006.  During his tenure in the Senate Majority Office, Mr. Lepore advised the Senate President and members of the Democratic Caucus on policy, shepherded major legislative policy initiatives, and managed staff and legislative operations.

Mr. Lepore previously served as Vice Chair of the New Jersey Commission on Capital Budgeting and Planning and served on the Saint Joseph’s University National Alumni Board.  He is a member of the New Leaders Council – NJ Advisory Board.  He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Saint Joseph’s University and a Master of Public Policy from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.  He resides in Haddonfield, NJ with his wife and two sons.

Contact Eugene: elepore@njascu.org