Nancy H Becker
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Nancy H. Becker, a resident of Princeton, NJ, was the founder and guiding force behind the independent public affairs consulting firm Nancy H. Becker Associates, which was acquired by Princeton Communications Group in 2003. Ms. Becker oversaw the firm’s government affairs and public relations divisions. She retired from the firm in July 2006 and currently works at the Eagleton Institute of Politics on the Rutgers Program on the Governor.
Ms. Becker currently serves on the boards of Capital Health and Rider University. She previously she served as vice-chair of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority for eight years and chaired its 50th Anniversary Committee. She was a long time member of the Board of the American Repertory Ballet where she served as chair from 2002-2004. She also served on the boards of Greenwood House, the Mental Health Association of New Jersey, the New Jersey Conservation Foundation and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. In addition, she was a founder of the Christie Whitman Excellence in Public Service Series.
In 1998, Ms. Becker received a TWIN award from the YWCA. In 2004, she received the Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award from the Women’s Political Caucus and an award from the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners. She was also recognized by the legislature in 2003 during their recognition of outstanding women in New Jersey.
Ms. Becker is a graduate of the University of Michigan where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English. She earned a master’s degree in English Literature from Manhattan College in New York. Ms. Becker is the author of A Handbook on Lobbying, which was developed for the Center for the American Woman and Politics at Rutgers University.