Mila M. Jasey
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly
from the 27th district
Assumed office
November 8, 2007
Serving with John F. McKeon
Preceded byMims Hackett
Personal details
Born (1951-05-29) May 29, 1951 (age 70)
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceSouth Orange, New Jersey
Alma materBarnard College (B.A.)
Pace University (M.S.)
WebsiteLegislative web page

Mila M. Jasey (born May 29, 1951) is an American Democratic Party politician who serves in the New Jersey General Assembly, where she represents the 27th Legislative District. Jasey was sworn into the Assembly on November 8, 2007, filling the seat that had been vacated by Mims Hackett on September 10, 2007.[1]

Jasey serves in the Assembly on the Higher Education Committee (chair), the Housing and Community Development Committee (vice-chair), the Education Committee, and the Joint Committee on the Public Schools as co-chair.[2][3]

Jasey was one of the lead authors of New Jersey's Interdistrict Public School Choice Program in 2010.[4] Jasey was one of the authors of the New Jersey law that allows private schools in urban areas to convert to charters.[5]

Jasey was a trustee of the South Orange-Maplewood School District Board of Education from 1999 to 2007.[2]

She lives in South Orange with her husband Neil; they have three grown children together.[3] She graduated with a B.A. from Barnard College in History, and was awarded an M.S. from the Lienhard School of Nursing at Pace University.[2]

District 27

Each of the forty districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one senator in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly. The other representatives from the 27th District for the 2016-2017 Legislative Session are:[6]


  1. ^ Baldwin, Tom. "2 new lawmakers take oath, become Assembly members", Courier-Post, November 9, 2007. Accessed November 20, 2007. "Also sworn in Thursday was Mila Jasey, a nurse and former school board member from South Orange, who now represents the 27th District, part of Essex County."
  2. ^ a b c Assemblywoman Mila Jasey's legislative web page, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed September 17, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey Bio Page". NJ Assembly Majority Office. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  4. ^ Assembly, No. 355 State of New Jersey 214th Legislature, New Jersey General Assembly. Accessed March 28, 2014.
  5. ^ Lehren, Marilyn Joyce. "In the Suburbs, Charter Schools Raise Concerns About Local Control", NJ Spotlight, January 9, 2012. Accessed March 28, 2014. "Jasey proposed legislation signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie that would allow conversion of private and parochial schools into charter schools."
  6. ^ Legislative Roster 2016-2017 Session, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed March 28, 2014.
New Jersey General Assembly
Preceded by
Mims Hackett
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly for the 27th District
November 8, 2007 – present
With: John F. McKeon
Succeeded by