Upon election to the Freeholder Board, he retired as a Sales Representative for the Entenmann’s Division of George Weston Bakeries. He remains a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Union Local 802 located in Baldwin, New York. Their son Robert is a veteran of United States Marine Corps. Robert continues his service to his community and country as a Police Officer in Woodland Park.
As Freeholder Lepore very proudly commented at his swearing-in ceremony: “My son’s public service far exceeds my own.” Freeholder Lepore’s commitment to Passaic County has been recognized by many public, private and civic organizations. This includes service on the Woodland Park Planning Board, Municipal Alliance, the Alfred H. Baumann Library Board, the Office of Emergency Management, the West Paterson Boys & Girls Club, Passaic County Board of Social Services, Camp Hope Commission, and the Board of Education Bond Referendum Committee.
Freeholder Lepore advocates for scheduling public meetings throughout the County in an effort to promote communication with more residents.
Freeholder Lepore has served on every Freeholder Committee, and is currently the chair of Law & Public Safety and Budget. As Budget chair for the last six years, Freeholder Lepore helped spearhead fiscal initiatives resulting in four credit upgrades to Passaic County’s bond ratings from Moody’s Financial Services, an independent credit rating agency. Passaic County now enjoys its highest credit ratings in its history, this has resulted in millions of dollars in savings on interest payments and debt service for Passaic County taxpayers. Freeholder Lepore helped cut spending by over $30 million dollars via consolidation and shared services and was instrumental helping attain the highest credit rating in county history.