Working for the People

To further the causes of a great community. To educate the voters. To foster communication between the people and the

governing body. To bring forth the message of the democratic party.


Support Our Candidates

Re-Elect Councilwoman Dana Martinotti

and Councilman Lawrence Bongard!

Mayor Gerald Calabrese Councilwoman Dana Martinotti

Dana has been a member of Cliffside Park Borough Council since 2001. She is liaison to the public library, liaison to the Office of Social Services and Commissioner to the Fire and EMS departments.   Prior to serving on the council, Dana was a trustee for the Library Board.  Since June of 2006, Dana has been Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Cliffside Park public schools.  She is an educator who taught in the Cliffside Park school system since 2002 as a Title I Reading Specialist and Reading Recovery teacher; Our Lady of Grace School from 2000-2002; and Fairview Public School System from 1986-1991as a Title I Reading teacher and second grade teacher.  Dana received her: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Seton Hall University in 1986, graduating cum laude; Master of Education in Reading and Reading Specialist Certificate from William Paterson University in 1991, graduating summa cum laude; and Certificate of Supervision from St. Peter’s College. She also trained through Rutgers University as Reading Recovery teacher.  Dana is a member of the New Jersey Education Association among other educational associations, such as the International Reading Association, and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.  Dana has served as president of the Our Lady of Grace Home-School Association and on the Academy of the Holy Angels 2012 Committee.  Presently, she a member of the 200 Club of Bergen County, serving as the scholarship chairperson.  Dana is a lifelong parishioner of Our Lady of Grace Church.  She resides on Oncrest Terrace with her husband, Brian, and their children, Christian and Briana.

Cliffside Park Democratic Committee