Municipal Alliance Committee


  • 3:30 p.m., 4th Wednesday of every month
  • Borough Hall,  1st Floor Conference Room

Committee Overview

The Hawthorne Municipal Alliance is a volunteer community organization that focuses its efforts towards the prevention of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.
Established by the Borough Council, the Alliance is a coalition of parents, educators, elected officials, police, administrators and students who are concerned about alcohol, tobacco and drug use in our community.
The Alliance works closely with local municipal officials, police, school personnel, borough organizations and residents to support local programs and alcohol / drug free events.


  • John V. Lane, Mayor
  • James Knepper, Police Chief
  • Capt. Joseph Carr
  • Capt. Robert King
  • Det./Sgt. Ian Spohn
  • Dominic Mele, Council Liaison
  • John Meola, Esq.
  • Richard Spirito, Jr., Superintendent of Schools
  • Nancy Agnello, Chairperson
  • Lori Fernandez, Coordinator

  • Lt. Ben Veenema
  • Kelly Clifford
  • Diana Connolly
  • Matt Corvo
  • Brian Cosgrove
  • Kyle Graham
  • Helen Pasquale
  • Sherrine Schuldt
  • Karen Rambala
  • Thomas J. Bushnauskas
  • Pastor Howie Van Dyk