Council

Name Responsibilities

Council President Dario Chinigo

dchinigo@riveredgenj.org

212-483-0865

  • Council President
  • Liaison to Police Department
  • Liaison to Traffic and Safety Committee
  • Liaison to Land Use Board
  • Contract Sub-Committee
  • Technology Committee
  • Finance Committee

Councilwoman Ellen Busteed

ebusteed@riveredgenj.org

201-906-6614

  • Liaison to Recreation & Cultural Affairs Committee
  • Liaison to Environmental Protection Commission
  • Liaison to River Edge Green Team Committee
  • Liaison to Municipal Alliance
  • Personnel Sub-Committee
  • River Edge Alliance Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Cherry Blossom Park Sub-Committee

Councilman Joseph Gautier

jgautier@riveredgenj.org

201-615-3290

  • Liaison to Department of Public Works
  • Personnel Sub-Committee
  • Technology Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Cherry Blossom Park Sub-Committee

Councilwoman Michelle Kaufman

mkaufman@riveredgenj.org

917-974-8892

  • Chair Technology Committee
  • Chair Finance Committee 
  • Liaison to Fire/Fire Prevention
  • Historic Preservation Commission

Councilwoman Lissa Montisano-Koen

lmontisanokoen@riveredgenj.org

201-775-4468

  • Liaison to Shade Tree Commission
  • Liaison to Library 
  • Liaison to Beautification Committee
  • Co-Liaison to SCORE
  • Sewer Sub-Committee

Councilwoman Indira Kinsella

ikinsella@riveredgenj.org

917-456-2280

  • 2020 Census Liaison 
  • Co- Liaison to SCORE
  • Liaison to the Construction Code Official & Property Maintenance
  • Cherry Blossom Park Sub-Committee