President / CEO
Jaymie Santiago has been working for the progress of New Brunswick’s residents since 2004. Jaymie began his work with the Rutgers Cooperative Extension and was instrumental in creating a citywide network of Food Hubs consisting of farmers markets and community gardens. In 2009, Jaymie served on the initial planning committee that developed the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance. And in 2011, he was the Co-Director of Rutgers Against Hunger, a university-wide initiative offering temporary relief to families faced with hunger across New Jersey. Jaymie joined New Brunswick Tomorrow as Director of Operations in 2012. He managed the Healthier New Brunswick initiative; designed to improve the overall health of city residents.
Later, he became Vice President for NBT and Co-Director of the New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids-NB to develop environmental and policy strategies that prevent childhood obesity. In July of 2016, Jaymie became President of New Brunswick Tomorrow. Jaymie holds a Master’s degree in Public Affairs and Policy from Rutgers University and a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from Monmouth University. He, his wife, Chevonne, and their four daughters are proud New Brunswick residents.