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The Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey will present NJBIA Chief Government Affairs Officer Chrissy Buteas with its President Award at its annual Passion * Power * Progress Awards ceremony on March 10.

WPCNJ’s President Award is presented to a woman who has contributed extraordinary service to the organization.

Buteas, who oversees an impactful NJBIA Government Affairs team that studies and determines positions on thousands of bills ever year, said she was humbled by the award.

“It is truly a tremendous honor to receive this award from an organization that has such a rich and successful history of increasing women’s participation in the political process and increasing the number of women in elected and appointed office,” said Buteas, who previously served as president at WPCNJ from 2016 to 2019 and on the nonprofit’s board and executive committee for years.

“WPCNJ’s mission is one I’m a proud to be a part of and I thank them for this award.”

Other WPCNJ 2022 award winners include:

  • Mary Philbrook Award: Wanda M. Akin, Esq.. Owner, Wanda M. Akin & Associates
  • Good Guy Awards: Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald (D-6); Marshall McLean, Senior Vice President and Institutional Client Advisor. Bank of America
  • Corporate Award: Orsted
  • Social Justice Award: Aisha Glover, Vice President of Urban Innovation, Audible

WPCNJ’s Passion * Power * Progress Awards will take place on March 10 at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick. To register for the event, or to sponsor it, click here.