BioNJ has a variety of committees and forums comprised of representatives from BioNJ Member companies. The majority of committee activity results in the creation of the approximately 30 events that BioNJ hosts annually to provide educational and vital content relevant to the life sciences community ( Other efforts may focus on advocacy or the development of resources to help navigate complex issues and opportunities for business growth.

Objectives, eligibility to participate and areas of focus may vary as noted in the descriptions below. Committee members typically meet once per month by phone or ad-hoc as needed. Roles include assistance in agenda development, speaker identification and overall thought leadership. Availability is limited. Please contact Debbie Mennito, Executive Director, Conferences, Committees and Workforce, at for more information.

Note: Forum participation is limited to Associate (service provider) BioNJ Member companies at the Executive, Preferred and Market Maker upper tier Membership levels; BioNJ Member Innovation (R&D) companies and Institutions.

BioNJ Committee Policy

Each BioNJ Committee has two Co-Committee Chairpersons, as identified and selected by BioNJ leadership and the working Committee. Each Committee Chairperson is elected for a two-year term. At BioNJ’s discretion, one Chairperson will transition off annually to allow for continuity of leadership.