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Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Joins Mets Board of Directors

Chris Christie, former governor of New Jersey, joined the board of directors for the New York Mets.

Per the Associated Press, Mets owner Steve Cohen announced Christie and Jeanne Melino, a former assistant district attorney in Westchester and Suffolk Counties, would work on the board of directors.

"Chris and Jeanne are friends and trusted advisers with decades of leadership experience," Cohen said in a statement. "I welcome them both to the Board and I look forward to working with them on behalf of our fans, our community and the team."

"I am honored to be named to the Mets Board of Directors," Christie said in a statement.