Council President Bill Ziegler
Councilperson Joanne Choi Terrell
Committees: Chair of Laws and Ordinances, Member of the Police Committee, Member of the Finance & Human Resources Committee, and Liaison to the Board of Education.
Councilperson Bernadette Flaim
Committees: Chair, Finance & Human Resources; Library Board Liaison; Shade Tree Commission Liaison; Member of: Police Committee, Fire Committee, Capital Budget Planning Committee; Mayor's Committee on Sculpture and the Arts
About Bernadette: Bernadette Flaim was elected to Leonia's Mayor & Council in 2013 and is now in her second term, most recently serving as Council President. She is founder and owner of two companies that provide interior design, professional organizing and home staging services throughout Northern NJ. Councilwoman Flaim, her husband, Stephan and two adult sons, Thomas and William have lived in Leonia for 20 years. She previously served as Chair of the Home & School at LMS and Leonia High School. She is currently active in Boy Scouts and the Music Ministry at St. John the Evangelist in Leonia.
Councilperson Pasquale Fusco
Committees: Liaison, Building Department; Liaison, Emergency Medical Services; Member, Planning Board
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Councilperson Greg Makroulakis
Committees: DPW, Recreation, Laws & Ordinance
About Greg: Greg moved to Leonia in 2004 where he quickly became an active member of the community. He began his service as a commissioner on Leonia Recreation Commission. Greg also sat on the Board of Adjustment. In both of these roles he advocated for improved park facilities and smart development. He was elected to the town council in 2012, and is currently in his second term. During his years on council, he has been able to serve on many committees to benefit the Borough, including Police, Fire, DPW, Laws & Ordinance, Personal and Finance, Recreation Liaison as well as serving twice as Council President. He is responsible for bringing National Night Out back to Leonia and starting Movies in the Park.
Aside from being on the town council, Greg volunteers countless hours for The Leonia Sports Boosters and is currently serving as that organization’s President. He, along with the Sports Boosters team is responsible for raising funds which have been donated back to many Leonia sports programs, Borough park improvements, school sports facilities upgrades through year round activities that include the Christmas tree sale and the annual July 4th Carnival.
Greg continues to play an active role in the Borough’s Recreation programs. He has coached AYSO, Leonia United Soccer and Leonia Baseball. He currently coaches Leonia Basketball, Edgewater / Leonia Baseball, PPL Little League and Leonia Sports Boosters Travel Baseball.
Improving town services while enhancing the quality of life in Leonia are Greg’s ongoing commitments. He is grateful for the opportunity provided to him by the residents of Leonia to serve. He is married to Nanci, has two sons in the Leonia School System and a yellow Labrador Retriever named Mack.