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Council Member Robert Oppelt

Council Member Robert Oppelt

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Phone: 201-446-1235

On January 10th 2012, Councilman Bob Oppelt was unanimously selected to the Park Ridge Borough Council to fill the unexpired term of newly elected Mayor Maguire. On November 6th, 2012 Bob Oppelt was elected to serve a full three year term as Councilman. In November 2015 Bob was re-elected for a second three year term. Prior to joining the Council, Bob was an active member of the Park Ridge Planning Board for 15 years and served the Board as Vice Chairman. He is also a past member of the Park Ridge Green Team. Bob's community service also includes being a former Trustee of PRAA as well as serving as manager and coach for baseball, softball and basketball. He also held the position of indoor soccer commissioner. In addition to PRAA, Bob also served on the startup committee for Emergency Management and is a former member of the Juvenile Conference Committee. Prior to moving to Park Ridge, Bob was a member of Bergenfield Fire Rescue and a member of the Tenafly Fire Department.

Bob's professional background has been within the international cargo logistics and transportation industry, having held executive level positions in both sales and operations. Currently Bob is employed as National Sales Director for E-Freight Group.

Bob has been a resident of Park Ridge since 1977. His immediate family includes his wife, Randi, his two daughters, Victoria Oppelt Wahler, Jessica Oppelt Pagano and his son Jason. All graduates of Park Ridge Schools. He is also the proud grandfather of Alexa, Anthony and Dylan Pagano, Morgan and Madison Wahler.

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