Commissioner Hugo Cabrera was first elected in 1999.
He works as the Board Secretary for the North Bergen Board
of Education, responsible for all official record keeping, correspondence and employment compliance. Under his leadership along with Superintendent Dr. George Solter
and the rest of the administrative team, North Bergen is undergoing an exciting school realignment plan. This will
lower class sizes and bring a new school as well as many
much-needed updates to the community.
North Bergen’s recreation program is flourishing under Commissioner Cabrera, with thousands of children taking
part in many different sports. As Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Hugo and his staff schedule games and practices, and manage North Bergen’s recreation spaces.
He has also advocated for more recreation fields for our children and more open park space for the community. Now, Commissioner Cabrera is overseeing the new Downtown Park being built on Paterson Plank Road as well as the new North Bergen Community Center and Library coming soon.