Christopher Munoz

Office: NJ Assembly LD 31
Status: Challenger
Party Affiliation: Democratic
City: Bayonne

Born in Manhattan, NY but raised in Bayonne, NJ, Christopher Munoz attended the Bayonne Public Schools and graduated from Bayonne High School in 1995. He attended New Jersey City University where he earned a B.A. in History and a minor in Political Science and later earned an Special Education. Christopher earned his teaching certificate from Saint Peter's University.

Christopher is currently a History teacher at Hoboken High School in Hoboken, and is dual certified in general and special education. He received AP (Advanced Placement) training from Drew University. In addition, Christopher has served as Supervisor of Patient Access Services at Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health in Jersey City, NJ since 1999.

Christopher married the former Brunilda Medina; they purchased a home and are raising their family in his hometown of Bayonne. Their three children, James, Christopher Logan, and Caleb have inspired Christopher to fight for positive change in our community that he has loved since he was a young boy.

In 2015, he was honored by the community and was elected as a Bayonne Board of Education Trustee. This was the first election for this position in over 35 years. Mr. Munoz serves as the Bayonne Board of Education representative to the Hudson County School Board Association.
Christopher briefly served as President of the Bayonne Hispanic Association. He is currently the 2nd Vice President/NJEA Pride Chair of the Hoboken Education Association and has served on various committees such as SLC (School Leadership Committee) and has written curriculum for the Hoboken Public Schools. Christopher is a proud member of the Knight of Columbus and is a 2nd degree Knight.

As the adviser of the Hoboken High School Hispanic Culture Club, he has rebuilt the club from 5 members the year before he took over to a membership of over 40. The Hispanic Culture Club is the largest club at Hoboken High School. He has created a lecture series called, “Hispanics in our Community.” The lecture series has had many participants to date such as: Sen. Robert Menendez, Rep. Albio Sires, and Freestyle sensation Judy Torres. Christopher has also created the Hoboken Hispanic Culture Club Hall of Fame.

Under Christopher's direction, clubs that he has advised have raised thousands of dollars for the following causes: Hurricane Sandy Victims, Breast Cancer Research, American Heart Association Go Red Campaign, Pennies for Patients, and other charitable events.
In 2013, Christopher was selected the Hoboken-Hudson County Latino Educator of the Year.
Christopher has received commendations from the United States Senate, United States Congress, NJ State Senate, NJ State Assembly and Hudson County Freeholders for excellence in education and community service.

Come out and meet your next Assemblyman for the 31st District and Vote Christopher Munoz on June 6th.