Councilman Dr. John Notari
John Notari has served as the Councilman for the 4th Ward from 2004 to present and from 2006-08 he was also the Deputy Mayor of Belleville. Prior to becoming a member of the Town Council, John was a member of the Belleville Board of Education from 1993-2004 and was the President of the BOE from 1999-2001.
In addition to his service as a Councilman and BOE member, John is a member (and past President) of the Belleville Kiwanis Club and a member of the Belleville-Nutley Columbus Day Parade Committee.
A life-long resident of Belleville, John graduated from Belleville High School in 1976 and went on to earn his Doctorate (Ph.D) in English from Rutgers University. He also holds Masters degrees in Administration and Communications.
John is an educator (teacher of English) at Clifton High School where he has taught for the last 26 years. He is also a current faculty member at Montclair State University and Essex County Community College. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Stevens Institute of Technology.