Bergen County Leadership

Chairman Lou Stellato

Lou Stellato has been a member of the Democratic County Committee for nearly 40 years and has served as the Municipal Chairman in Lyndhurst for the last 20 years . He was elected to the Board of Commissioners in 1982 where he served as Commissioner of Public Affairs and Public works until 1989. In 1989 he served as Mayor of Lyndhurst and served as such until 1997 when he did no seek re-election. Lou is happily married to his wife of 35 years Linda and together they have three children, Tracey, Dorianne and Louis.

Lou is a graduate of Lyndhurst High School and the University of Minnesota where he earned his degree in Medical Science with a Major in Mortuary Science. He has done graduate work in Thanatological Science at the University of Minnesota and Public Health Administration at New Jersey City University. He has since received his PHD in Funeral Service Education and is the President of Stellato Funeral Homes.

After college, Lou served in the United States Air Force from 1970-1974, where he achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant and was honorably discharged. He has been involved in numerous community service organizations. A life-long Democrat, Lou believes in the interest of working families and equal opportunities for everyone across Bergen County. The Democratic Committee of Bergen County embraces the ideals of our party and continues to fight for a better Bergen under Lou’s leadership.

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