Marelyn Rivera serves as an Aide to Governor Phil Murphy, assisting him with outreach. Prior, she was the Chief of Staff to a County Commisioner and worked to better the lives of the citizens of Hudson County. From 2015 to 2018, Marelyn leveraged her professional insight to serve as a host of "North Hudson" a bi-lingual local access television show focused on community leaders and local causes. Her philanthropic and community involvement is vast and ranges from serving as a co-founding Trustee of the Hudson County Young Democrats, to Trustee Emeritus for the Jersey City Youth Foundation, to helping raise funds for grants as a Board Member for Party With Purpose.
Her 15 years of experience in public and private sectors have paved the way for her to pursue her endeavors out of passion and cause.
Marelyn studied Fashion Marketing and Management at Berkeley College as a first generation student. She was raised in a Honduran family in Hudson County and has traveled to Guatemala to volunteer and build homes for families in need. Marelyn currently lives in Trenton with her cat and dog, Kitkat and Gaia.