Barry Chalofsky, P.P., CPM
 Experience & Expertise



  • Expert on stormwater, wastewater, ground water, onsite systems, nonpoint source pollution, land use, wastewater management, wetlands (not delineation), and “green design.”
  • Expert or knowledgeable in many other aspects of environmental and land use policy.
  • Licensed Professional Planner in New Jersey since 1978.
  • 35 years (22 years as manager) at the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).
  • Adjunct Instructor of Environmental Planning at Rutgers University for more than 24 years.
  • NJ State Stormwater Coordinator for the USEPA 1992 – 2011.
  • Commissioner’s representative to State Soil Conservation Committee 2004-2011.
  • Former Executive Director/Secretary of NJ Clean Water Council.


  • Lead technical expert on various legislation including Freshwater Wetlands, Stream Buffers, Stormwater Utilities, unionization of state managers.
  • Testified before NJ Legislative committees on various bills related to stormwater, wetlands, ground water, and State managers.
  • Conducted/mediated numerous stakeholder groups for NJDEP rules and programs.
  • Worked with members of NJ Legislature and OLS staff on numerous bills.
  • Primary legislative analyst for Public Sector Managers’ Association (PSMA).
  • Responsible for creating and implementing four major NJDEP rules.
  • Consulted on developemtn of Stormwater Utitlities legislation.


  • Taught Management Excellence Course to managers in three companies (1/15 – 4/15)
  • Managed 50 staff and over $8 million budget at NJDEP.
  • Obtained over $5 million in federal grants.
  • NJ Certified Public Manager since 1986.
  • Vice President of Public Sector Managers' Association (PSMA) for 20 years – ran most day-to-day operations.
  • Chairman of PSMA PAC Board of Governors.
  • PSMA Board Member:1992 – Present; Coordinating Committee PSMA Retiree Network
  • Former President of Ahavath Israel Congregation, Ewing, NJ.
  • Former Board Member of Trenton Jewish Community Center.


  • Published two books.
  • Published over 100 articles in major national magazines and newspapers.
  • Edit monthly newsletters for Stronger United Independent Labor Council.
  • Prepared numerous press releases.
  • Contributor to Times of Trenton, and NJ Spotlight.
  • Spoke at more than 300 events ranging from 20 to 500 attendees.


  • Partner in Professional Education Associates, LLC, a full service multi-media company specializing in websites and other online content.
  • Developed and/or manage over 21 websites including two that are wholly owned.
  • Created and implemented – an e-mail advocacy program.
  • Company developed commercials, newspaper ads and advertising graphics for local business.
  • Created and implemented “Clean Water NJ” media campaign for NJDEP – $500,000 per year – radio ads, cable television public service announcements, posters, tip cards and other media (while serving as a manager at NJDEP).