Background: The candidate is the
Foundation Director and Volunteer Coordinator at Runnells Hospital.
Stender worked her own way through college. She received a B.A. in
Interdisciplinary Communications from The American University.
candidate grew up in Fanwood. She and her husband also raised their
three children in Fanwood.
Stender was elected to the Fanwood Borough Council, was Mayor of Fanwood, became a
Union County Freeholder and then was elected to the New Jersey State
Information compiled from: njleg.state.nj.us/members/Stender.asp