About Jennifer Keyes-Maloney
A resident of Ewing for almost 20 years, Jennifer story would take her half way across the United
States before she chose Ewing as her home.
Born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, Jennifer lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Iowa before returning to
the Garden State, eventually coming to Ewing to attend college. Her father, William Keyes, a now
retired member of the clergy, had active parishes in all three states before the family returned to
the east in Jenn’s high school years. Jenn’s mother, Sharon, a public school music teacher, taught
for over two decades. Her parent’s commitment to public service and a focus on faith in action
played an important role in the person Jennifer would become. It is what drives her to get engaged
Keyes-Maloney is a licensed attorney in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Her practice focuses on
federal and state education policy as Assistant Director of Government Relations for the New Jersey
Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA). Ms. Keyes-Maloney represents the interests of
public school leaders before the State Board of Education, the State Legislature, the Governor’s
Office, and the U.S. Congress.
Prior to joining NJPSA, Ms. Keyes-Maloney worked as Legislative Liaison for the New Jersey
Judiciary, Administrative Office of the Courts, in Trenton, NJ where she provided representation for
the New Jersey court system to the state’s Legislative and Executive branches on court related
Ms. Keyes-Maloney previously worked as a fiscal compliance manager for the City of Philadelphia
and Grants Administrator with the College of New Jersey. She started her professional career in
digital production and publishing, spending several years as project manager before attending law
Jennifer is a proud graduate of the College of New Jersey where she majored in Public
Administration and History. In 2002, Jenn pursued her ultimate educational goal - entering law
school at Rutgers-Camden School of Law as a part-time student. After four years of long nights and
weekends, classes and studying, Jennifer Keyes-Maloney earned her Juris Doctorate. In addition,
Ms. Keyes-Maloney possesses a Masters in Business Administration from Rutgers University.
Jenn has always been an active citizen – something her parents instilled at an early age. She
became civically active in college when she joined the Ewing Township Democratic Club and has
since worked on campaigns for governors, state legislators, county freeholders, and local council
Ms. Keyes-Maloney is currently serving in her first four-year
term on Ewing Council, having served as the body's President
last year. In 2009, she was appointed to the Ewing
Township Redevelopment Agency (ETRA), which is tasked
with the redevelopment of Olden Avenue in Ewing.
She was appointed ETRA’s chair for 2012.
Jennifer is an active community member, serving in various
leadership positions with the Ewing Lions and as part of the
Ewing Kiwanis and Trenton Elks BPOE. She was honored to
be named Ewing Lion of the Year in 2010 and 2011.
In addition, Ms. Keyes-Maloney serves as a board member with the New Leaders Council. She has
also served as the Vice Chair of the Ewing Democratic Township Committee, currently serves as the
District 12 committeewoman and is an active Ewing Township Democratic Club member. In addition,
she serves as the Vice President of the Mercer County Federation of Democratic Women
Jennifer and her husband John have been married for over thirteen years. They live in the Glendale
section of Ewing with their two bulldogs, Maggie and Augie and Jennifer’s sister Robyn.
Jenn's Vision for Ewing
Jennifer’s vision for Ewing is a place where families have a chance to live, work
and grow. She sees a community where its citizens, schools and government
work together to create the destination in Mercer County to start a family,
raise your children, grow a business and live in a community. Jennifer believes
that her job is to ensure that the citizens of Ewing have an advocate as their
voice as Ewing enters the 21st century.
for Ewing Council
|Did you know?
Jenn appeared in musical
productions throughout her
youth including acting as
"Annie" in Annie and "Artful
Dodger" in Oliver.
|Paid for and authorized by ETDC, Sam Gaylord, Treasurer