Municipal Alliance Commission

Our Mission

The mission of the Hamilton Alliance Against Substance Abuse Committee (HAASA) is to serve as the official Township coordinating body for the planning, awareness and education of substance abuse prevention efforts on Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD’s). The committee is dedicated to promoting safe, healthy and responsible lifestyles through community involvement, education programs and family oriented events for all residents of Hamilton Township. HAASA is advisory in nature; and awards State allocated funds to programs that meet certain criteria. 

Membership Listing


Name  Type 
Andrea Garvey
Elizabeth Conte
Jessica Nitti
Janice Archambeault
Lauren Baldasari
Brian Birch
Adrienne Petta Regular
  Representative of Superintendent of Schools
Kenny Jones Representative of Chief of Police
Doug Hoffman Presiding Judge
  Council Liaison
Deborah Minnick  Hamilton Alliance Coordinator 
Jeffrey J. Plunkett Mayor's Representative

Authorized Membership: Seven (7) residents of the Township as well as Ex Officio members (Mayor, Chief of Police, Presiding Judge and Superintendent of Schools or designees); Members continue serving until successors are appointed 

Term of Appointment: Three (3) Years

Appointment Authority: Mayor with advice and consent of Council


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Contact Information

Deborah Minnick, CADC, CCJP
Coordinator, HAASA
Township of Hamilton
Division of Health
2100 Greenwood Avenue
Hamilton, NJ 08609
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