Walter C. Bronson, Chairman
Edward J. Weirsky, Jr. Vice Chairman
Robert W. Minter, Treasurer
Nancy M. Lawrence, Member
Ricky T. Brown, Member
James Sonday,  Alternate Member 1
James Hagelstein, Alternate Member 2

Peter L. Ylvisaker, Executive Director
Peter L. Ylvisaker, Secretary


Walter C. Bronson
Chairman, Plumsted MUA

Mr. Bronson is a Civil Engineer specializing in Land Development work in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. Mr. Bronson is a licensed Professional Engineer in both states, a Certified Municipal Engineer in NJ, and a LEED Accredited Professional by the US Green Building Council. Mr. Bronson graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1985.

During the course of his professional career, Mr. Bronson has managed the civil/site design and permitting for a variety of municipal infrastructure projects, new secondary schools as well as land development projects throughout New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. Two significant projects managed by Mr. Bronson were the 1.75 Million square foot $400MM former Merrill Lynch Southfields Campus in Hopewell, NJ and the former Pfizer $440MM R&D facility expansion in Morris Plains, NJ.

Edward J. Weirsky, Jr.
Vice Chairman, Plumsted MUA

Mr. Weirsky is a senior project manager with a national professional services firm which provides architectural, engineering, planning, environmental, and construction management services for transportation systems, infrastructure, buildings, energy, and other facilities.  Previously, he was an operations manager for a major petroleum product pipeline and was responsible for overseeing all the company’s operations, maintenance and regulatory compliance in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware. During his 24-year tenure with the company, he has held operational and environmental management positions, overseeing multimillion dollar capital and expense budgets, managing regional environmental regulatory compliance programs including waste, wastewater, NPDES and air programs, and supervising emergency response and remediation.

Mr. Weirsky and his wife Christine have been residents of Plumsted since 1994, raising two daughters here.  During the last two decades, he has been an active community participant, serving on the Township’s Environmental Commission, coaching his daughters’ recreational and travel sports teams and lending a hand with their other extracurricular activities.

Mr. Weirsky earned his BA in economics from Rutgers University.

Robert W. Minter
Treasurer, Plumsted MUA

A resident of Plumsted Township for 16 years, Robert Minter is employed as a Construction Manager for an engineering consulting firm. He has over 33 years of experience in the pipeline industry including: project/construction/facility management, operations, maintenance, installation, safety, repair, spill control/prevention and security.

He served in the United States Navy and is currently a member of the American Legion and the Elks.  In addition to the MUA, he is a member of the Township's Land Use Board.

Robert and his wife Mary Ann have two married sons and three grandchildren. Their sons are employed in the fields of law enforcement and education.

Nancy Lawrence
Member, Plumsted MUA

Mrs. Lawrence is a Compliance Officer for the NJDEP’s Green Acres Program. In her professional role, she reviews plans and permits to verify whether lands encumbered by Green Acres will be impacted by the proposed projects, works with local governments on creating, updating and correcting their recreation and open space inventories as well as oversees the Green Acres Inspection Program. Prior to joining the DEP, Nancy worked in a bioassay lab testing wastewater discharge for compliance with the DEP’s New Jersey Pollution Discharge Elimination System and dredged material for the Army Corp of Engineers to evaluate the environmental acceptability of dredged material proposed for ocean disposal. She was later employed by an environmental firm securing wetland permits through NJDEP’s Division of Land Use Regulation.

A resident of New Egypt since 2002, Nancy and her husband Carl have two kids. Outside of work, Nancy is involved in her home parish as well as her children’s school and school parish.

Mrs. Lawrence graduated from Stockton University with a BS in Environmental Studies.

Ricky T. Brown
Member, Plumsted MUA

Jim Sonday
Alternate Member #1, Plumsted MUA

James Hagelstein
Alternate Member #2, Plumsted MUA