Brother Edward Bethea is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gateway Community Action Partnership. Where he oversees all financial, managerial and revenue-generating departments and activities. Originally appointed to Bridgeton City Council in June, 2018 to fill the vacate seat, in November 2018, Councilman Bethea was elected to a four-year term and he is currently the President of the Council.
Bro. Bethea holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ with a concentration in Administrative Services. Bro. Bethea was initiated April 16, 1979, Thundering Tau Zeta Chapter, where served as Basileus and Vice Basileus. Bro. Bethea maintains a dual membership – Upsilon Alpha - Atlantic City and Beta Iota Iota - Cumberland County, Graduate Chapters and is also a member of the Union Baptist Temple of Bridgeton. Edward Bethea is married and has four children as well as, three grandsons.
I believe in serving our communities and providing leadership to our youth. No job is too SMALL and no opportunity is too BIG, collectively WE have the resources to accomplish whatever we put our minds to.