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Dr. John Azzariti

Dr. Azzariti is a lifelong Bergen County resident, who currently serves as Councilman in Saddle River, where he resides with his wife and son. Since 1996, John has practiced anesthesiology at The Valley Hospital, where he currently serves as Associate Director, Department of Anesthesiology. John is past President of the New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists, where he continues to serve on it’s Executive Committee.



Borough Council Member (3x)

Saddle River, NJ

  1. August, 2019-December, 2019 (unexpired term)

  2. July, 2020-December, 2020 (unexpired term)

  3. January, 2021-December, 2024 (Elected November, 2020)


Zoning Board of Adjustment

Saddle River, NJ (April, 2018-December, 2018)


Board of Health (January, 2009-April, 2018)

Vice-President (2013-2018) Saddle River, NJ


Alternate Delegate, Republican National Convention (2020)

Republican Elector from New Jersey (2020 Presidential Election)



  • American Board of Anesthesiology - Diplomate

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists

    • House of Delegates (2010-Present)

    • Director (Alternate, 2020-Present)

  • New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists

    • President (2016-2018)

    • Vice-President (2014-2016)

    • Treasurer (2012-2014)

    • Secretary (2010-2012)

    • Advocacy Committee - Chairman

    • Nominating Committee Chairman

    • Annual Meeting - Chair (2015, 2016)

    • Finance Committee

    • Bylaws Committee

    • Medical Education Committee


  • New Jersey Medical Society

  • Bergen County (NJ) Medical Society 



  • Chairman - Department Quality Assessment and Improvement Committee, Anesthesiology (Peer Review) | The Valley Hospital

  • ASA Committee on Out of Network Payment Legislative Strategy Subcommittee (2015-2016)

  • ASA Anesthesia Services Working Group on Network Adequacy (2021)

  • Endoscopy Committee | The Valley Hospital

  • Fast Track Colonoscopy Committee | The Valley Hospital

Jonathan Kurpis

Jonathan Kurpis is a lifelong Bergen County resident, former Republican Municipal Chair, and County Committee Member. Jonathan is a successful tech entrepreneur and small business owner, who has dedicated himself to serving our community through numerous civic and charitable organizations, including serving as a member of the Planning Board and as Chairman of Landmarks. Jonathan and his wife Elizabeth, an attorney, reside in Saddle River with their two young children.

Below is a list of relevant experience and accomplishments that make Jonathan Kurpis an ideal Republican candidate to take on the Trenton swamp and to protect your interests.

Republican Politics:

  • Lifelong Republican

  • Past Municipal Chair

  • Current County Committee Member

  • Former Board Member Saddle River Republican Club

Saddle River & Local Area:

  • River Vale resident 1977-1989

  • Saddle River Resident 1989-Present

  • Ramsey High School, Rutgers and Oxford University

  • Past Planning Board Member

  • Current Chairman of Landmarks

  • Current Borough Historian

  • Current Environmental Committee Member

  • Current Master Plan Committee

  • Wandell 100 Committee Member

  • Former Exxon Property Committee Member

  • Youth Leader Saddle River Centennial Fair

  • Bishop House Foundation Board Member (Youngest person to hold this position)

  • Guest Speaker: Wandell School 2007 to 2015

  • Feature Writer for Saddle River Magazine

National Republican Congressional Committee Awards (donation based):

  • Congressional Medal of Distinction

  • Businessman of The Year Award

  • Presidential Business Commission

  • Ronald Reagan Republican Gold Medal Winner

Other Accolades:

  • Business Advisory Council (BAC) Honorary Chairman in NJ – 2003-2006

  • RNC GOP Team Leader

  • GOP Party for the President Volunteer

Short List of Campaigns I’ve volunteered or worked on:

  • Bush 41

  • Dole Kemp

  • Bush 43

  • Roukema for Congress

  • Senator Cardinale

  • Assemblywoman Schepisi

  • McCann for Congress

  • Pallotta for Congress (fundraiser assistance)

  • Kim Guadagno for Governor

  • Chris Christie v. Corzine (1 of 2 people in charge of campaign seo campaign initiatives)

  • War Room Advisor | Qudrat for Congress

  • Many Local Campaigns

Also support:

  • Ridgewood Historical Society - Past President

  • Schoolhouse Museum - Past President

  • Museum of Natural History Youth Gala - Chairman

  • Childhood Cancer Society – Special Event Host

  • Saddle River Arts Council

  • NY Botanical Gardens

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering

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