1st Lieutenant Kenneth Merin U.S. Army
Ken is a 1969 graduate of George Washington University. He received law degrees from Seton Hall (J.D.) and George Washington University (LL.M.) Schools of Law. He served in the U.S. Army from 1969-1972 as an infantry officer, and is a Viet-Nam Veteran. He has worked in various capacities for the United States Congress, as well as in the private practice of law. Ken served as Deputy Chief Counsel and Director of Policy and Planning for Governor Thomas H. Kean (N.J.) He also served as Commissioner of Insurance for the State of New Jersey during the Kean Administration. A Trustee of the Charles Hayden Foundation for over thirty years, Ken was President of the organization for over twenty years.