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Our Story

The Middlesex County Federation of Democratic Women was established in 1971 to help support women's voices within the Democratic Party. The Middlesex County Federation of Democratic Women is a vehicle to inform, educate and bring women closer together to ensure that Democratic Women are elected to and participate in all levels of government.


Note: The Middlesex County Federation of Democratic Women does not endorse any candidate prior to the candidate's election in a Democratic primary.

The Executive Board
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Daria Anne Venezia


Daria Anne Venezia is a resident of Woodbridge and has lived in Woodbridge her entire life.  She attended Boston College and received her law degree from Boston College Law School.  Daria is an attorney who practices law at Venezia & Nolan, P.C. in Woodbridge specializing in the areas of estate planning and administration, real estate and representation of government bodies. Ms. Venezia is also the 2021 recipient of the Robert J. Cirafesi Chancery Practice Award from the Middlesex County Bar Association. 

Daria is a trustee on the board of the Middlesex County Bar Association and served as President for the 2019-2020 term.


Linda Massa

Vice President

Linda Massa retired in 2010 after 25 years of service with the Middlesex County Department of Corrections and Youth Services. During that time, she served as a liaison and Case Manager for Children and families in the Juvenile Justice System.  She was a conduit between the Department of Youth Services, Middlesex County Family Court, Prosecutor’s Office, and the Office of the Public Defender.  Linda also served as a North Brunswick Committeewoman. 


In her retirement, Linda is a Member/Trustee – North Brunswick Italian-American Social Club, and a Member of the North Brunswick Adams Athletic Club. Linda has prior associations with Rent Leveling Board, Middlesex County Transportation Coordinating Committee, North Brunswick Zoning Board of Adjustment, and North Brunswick Planning Board. Lina was the Founding member and Co-Chair of North Brunswick Heritage Day Committee as well as a Legislative Aide to Assemblyman Frank M. Pelly, to name a few. 


Erin Zirpolo


Erin Zirpolo, a third generation Democrat, was born and raised in Woodbridge Township.  She graduated from Monmouth University in 2000 with a BA in Communication.  Erin currently works for The Woodbridge Channels, the municipal access television station seen throughout the Township.  The channel presents local community events highlighting small businesses, school functions and charitable fundraisers. (The Woodbridge Channels: Bringing Your Community Home)

Erin’s hobbies include traveling around the United States — 50 States in 25 years—, reading biographies, writing children’s stories and bragging about her nieces.


She has been a member of the MCFDW for six years and is pleased to move onto the Executive Board to help move women forward toward success.


Lauren A. Miceli

Corresponding Secretary

Lauren A. Miceli is a resident of Middlesex County.  She attended Douglass College, Rutgers University and received her law degree from Rutgers Law School, Camden.  Lauren practices law at Arndt, Sutak & Miceli, LLC and specializes in the areas of matrimonial and family law.


Lauren is a Mayoral Appointee, Borough of Metuchen Parking Authority (2022-2023 & 2023-2027 Terms).  Lauren is a trustee on the board of the Middlesex County Bar Association for the 2020-2023 and 2023-2026 terms, and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Family Law Section of the Middlesex County Bar Association. She was appointed to the New Jersey State Bar Family Law Executive Committee. And, finally, is a Founder and Associate Member, Aldona E. Appleton Family Law Inn of Court.

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