"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Curt Macysyn is the founder and president of Enterprise Public Affairs. Macysyn has more than 25 years’ experience in public policy and governmental affairs and has served on many boards and commissions in his career.
Currently, Curt serves as the executive director of the New Jersey Child Care Association, a professional organization that represents private child care facilities throughout the state, as well as the Camden Community Development Association, which represents nine community development corporations. He was recently appointed as executive director of Lightbridge Foundation, an organization that provides scholarships to student s looking to pursue early childhood education. He also is a contributor to CBS Local--New York City and Connecticut, providing credentialed coverage for the New York Giants. Macysyn is a current member of the Professional Football Writers Association (PFWA) and also writes on political matters for the Examiner.com.
Previously, Macysyn was the executive vice president of the Community Associations Institute, New Jersey for more than 11 years. At CAI-NJ, he was responsible for creating several new membership initiatives at CAI-NJ, such as a mediation program, job bank and a virtual advertising directory. He was named the 2006 CAI National executive director of the year and was a four-time president’s award winner at CAI-NJ.
Prior to his service at CAI-NJ, Macysyn was director of governmental affairs at the New Jersey School Boards Association. He also served as state director for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and associate director of the Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey.
Curt started his career in public policy as the director of constituent relations and data management for former Assembly Speaker Chuck Hardwick. He also worked on the gubernatorial campaigns of Hardwick, Christine Todd Whitman and Doug Forrester. He served as a steering committee member for the late Rep. Bob Franks’ campaign for U.S. Senate in 2000 and Mitt Romney for President in 2008.
Whitman named Macysyn to her New Capital Sources Boards in 1996, as well as the New Jersey Advisory Commission on Hospitals. He currently serves on the New Jersey Board of Mortuary Science, having been appointed to the board by former Governor Richard J. Codey. He now serves on the New Jersey Council for Young Children, as well as the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s Education and Workforce Development Committee.
Macysyn was elected to the township committee of Robbinsville, New Jersey in 1996 and served as deputy mayor in 1999. He was co-chairman of the Cable Television Task Force and chairman of the Housing Committee. Prior to his election to township committee, Curt served on the local zoning board.
Curt is a member of the Delaware Valley Umpires Association and officiates New Jersey scholastic baseball as an NJSIAA-certified umpire. He also is a certified umpire through the national Babe Ruth League Baseball.
Macysyn participated with the Mid-Atlantic Society of Association Executives, serving as a board member for over eight years and CAE chairman for two years. He is a graduate of Rutgers University, New Brunswick with a B.A. in Political Science and is a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society.
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