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Erica L. Jedynak is the New Jersey State Director for Americans for Prosperity Foundation, a 501(c)(3), and Americans for Prosperity, a 501(c)(4). Jedynak believes that New Jerseyans deserve a state government that imposes lower taxes, less job-killing regulations, and wastes far fewer dollars. She brings her skills and passion for limited government and a more affordable state to build a winning grassroots army to take on the special interests in Trenton and Washington, D.C. Jedynak oversees the chapter’s state legislative agenda, lobbying in Trenton; field operations and coalition-building; fundraising; media relations; and developing digital advertising and mail campaigns.
In 2016, Jedynak was named to the “30 Under 30 Top Operatives” List by Save Jersey and voted “Top Young Female Talent on the Right” in the State of New Jersey. Having served in numerous political roles and capacities, Jedynak has earned a reputation as a high energy, dynamic policy advisor and organizer. As Deputy Chief of Staff to an Assemblywoman, Jedynak worked on the drafting and advocacy of pending legislation for the State’s almost 9 million residents and managed public relations and community outreach to over 215,000 district constituents.
Politically, Jedynak was elected the NJ Young Republican Federation NW Vice Chair, to develop leadership teams in 5 counties. Jedynak is the past Chair of the Morris County Young Republicans, and successfully led the organization to form a Political Action Committee, increase membership, quadruple fundraising, and support charitable causes. She also previously served as Information Technology Director of the Morris GOP.
Erica Jedynak holds a B.A. in Political Science with an International Relations focus, and minor in Sociology, cum laude from Drew University – where she remains involved in growing alumni relations today. She studied at both the United Nations Headquarters in New York and abroad at the Institute of Venice, Italy. Following work on campaigns and in the legal field, she later earned a Mini-Master in Public Administration from Rutgers University’s Center for Executive Leadership in Government.
Jedynak is an avid speaker on grassroots activism and women’s leadership. She resides in Morris County, New Jersey with her husband.