A better Delaware Jane Brady

Jane Brady joins A Better Delaware as board co-chair

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A better Delaware Jane Brady

Former Suoerior Court Judge and state Attorney General Jane Brady will join the board of A Better Delaware.

A familiar face will join the board of A Better Delaware.

Jane Brady, a former Delaware Superior Court Judge and three-term state attorney general will become co-chair along with founder Chris Kenny of the organization’s board.

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Jane Brady

A Better Delaware describes itself as a non-partisan public policy and political advocacy organization that supports pro-growth, pro-jobs policies as well as greater transparency and accountability in state government.

It mostly champions conservative issues and during elections its political action committee has supported conservative candidates. 

A Better Delaware also is leading an effort to help conservative groups create meaningful relationships and work better together.

Kenny, president and CEO of The Kenny Family ShopRite Stores of Delaware, also owns Delaware LIVE, which operates this website, Town Square Delaware and Milford Live.

Brady’s experience

Brady joins the board a few weeks after losing a re-election bid as chair of the Delaware State Republican Party to challenger Julianne Murray.

“I am quite familiar with and have admired the significant work that A Better Delaware has done in a very short time,” Brady said in an ABD press release. “I look forward to working with Delawrae’s business and civic communities to make Delaware a better place to live and do business.”

Brady graduated from the University of Delaware and Villanova University School of Law. She recently received her Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Delaware Lerner Lerner School.

She lives in Lewes with her husband, Michael Neal, and their son, Trent, who attends Cape Henlopen schools.

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Kenny said he was pleased to have Brady bring her experiences to the board.

“Her grasp of the issues affecting Delaware today is keen and will be a great asset to our advocacy for improving Delaware for the families and businesses here,” he said.

Sam Waltz, who currently serves as vice chair of A Better Delaware, said he had known Brady for quite a while and was thrilled to have the opportunity to work with her.

A Better Delaware also recently hired a new executive director, Ethan Lang, a Milford resident and undergraduate research fellow at Dartmouth College. Lang also has worked as a deputy recorder of deeds in Kent County, as a Delaware Supreme Court intern and as a Delaware LIVE freelancer in 2020 and 2021.

Other members of the board include former U.S. Congressman Mike Castle, Elder Law lawyer William W. Erhart. Dr. Greg DeMeo, retired professor of climatology, geography, and spatial sciences David Legates, former Christiana Fire Co. assistant chief Dennis E. Godek,  former Kent County Judge William L. Witham Jr. and Susan Cascells, who serves as treasurer.

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