Dominick Marino became a firefighter in 1986 for the North Bergen Fire Department. In 1999, the North Bergen Fire Department became the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Department. Mr. Marino retired from that Fire Department in 2011. Mr. Marino has served on the board of the local firefighters union for over 23 years. He served as 2 nd Vice President and Treasurer and became the President of the Professional Fire Fighters Association of New Jersey (PFANJ) in 2008. PFANJ is the Chartered State Association of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF). Mr. Marino is a vice president of the NJ AFL-CIO and has served on the Executive Board since 2008. He has also served on the Saint Barnabas Burn Foundation Board of Trustees since 2008. Mr. Marino also works closely with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).