Meet the Team


Michael Melham


Michael is an entrepreneur, local government communications professional and former Councilman (2000-2004) and returned to public service in 2018, elected Mayor, who wants to continue to use his experience to create a #BetterBelleville.

  • Born & raised in Belleville. Graduate of the Belleville Public School System.
  • BA in Communication from William Paterson University & seeking a Masters in City & Regional Planning.
  • As a Councilman, never voted for a Tax Increase.
  • Founded AlphaDog Solutions in 2005, a local government communications company.
  • Owner of several properties throughout the Township.

Naomy DePeña


Naomy is a proud wife, mother of two and small business owner committed to making Belleville a better community for young families just like hers.

  • Family roots in Belleville spanning 20 years, including nine years as a homeowner.
  • Former Belleville public school teacher, with over 15 years of experience working with special needs students.
  • Humanitarian aid missions leader: Mexico, Haiti, Ecuador & Dominican Republic.
  • Motivational speaker, mentor & coach for at-risk youth.
  • Small-business owner of Zentai Martial Arts & After-School Program.

Tommy Graziano


Tommy is a family man and technology professional, who wants to use his lifelong passion for volunteering and civic duty to make Belleville a stronger community.

  • Third-generation, lifelong Belleville resident.
  • Belleville Board of Education Trustee.
  • Long time volunteer, coach, & civic leader of Belleville Recreation.
  • Inductee to Belleville High School Hall of Fame.
  • Nearly 30 years experience in information technology & managing teams.

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