The ACLU-NJ offices are staffed by a team of 16 dedicated civil libertarians who are assisted by an energetic pool of fellows, interns and volunteers. Below you will find links to bios of some of the office staff.

Edward Barocas

ED BAROCAS has served as Legal Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey since May 2001. In this role he oversees the ACLU-NJ's legal program. He manages a docket of more than 30 cases, which touch every corner of civil liberties including free speech, religious freedom, equal More »

Iris Bromberg

IRIS BROMBERG, as the Transparency Law Fellow, advocates for open government in order to protect the democratic process and promote government accountability. She develops policy priorities, identifies opportunities to strengthen public access to information, educates New Jerseyans More »

Diane DuBrule

DIANE DuBRULE has served as the Director of Development for the ACLU-NJ since October 2010. She has worked in the field of nonprofit fund development for nearly 20 years, having previously worked for organizations including the YWCA, the American Red Cross, and several smaller independent More »

Deborah Howlett

DEBORAH HOWLETT has been Director of Communications since September 2014. As Director of Communications, Deborah is responsible for public education and media relations efforts that promote the work of the ACLU-NJ. Before joining the staff of the ACLU-NJ, More »

Tracey Kelley

TRACEY KELLEY has been the Executive assistant since 2006. In this capacity, Tracey schedules meetings with donors, government officials, coalition members, board members and she manages the finances for the organization. Prior to coming to the ACLU-NJ Tracey’s work experience was quite More »

Jeanne LoCicero

JEANNE LoCICERO is the Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU of New Jersey. She litigates, advocates, and speaks on a wide range of civil liberties issues, including freedom of speech and religion and the rights of LGBT people, youth, and prisoners. She is a member of the New Jersey More »

Udi Ofer

UDI OFERis the Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ). He is responsible for overseeing a 16-person staff and managing the organization’s legal, legislative, communications, public education, fundraising, and administrative operations and programs. More »

Allison Peltzman

ALLISON PELTZMAN first learned about the ACLU in 1997, while debating against a constitutional amendment to ban flag desecration in an AOL chat room. At 13, she knew a good argument when she saw one, and she’s wanted to work for the ACLU ever since. More »

Ari Rosmarin

ARI ROSMARIN has been the Public Policy Director at the ACLU of New Jersey since September 2013. As Public Policy Director, he manages the ACLU-NJ’s legislative and policy advocacy work at the State House in Trenton and in communities throughout New Jersey. His work covers a broad More »

Alexander Shalom

ALEXANDER SHALOM is Senior Staff Attorney at the ACLU-NJ. In that role, Alex litigates cases on issues that disproportionately impact people of color. He appears in trial and appellate courts throughout the state seeking to ensure more accountable police practices, criminal justice and juvenile justice More »

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