Norris was nominated to return to the Cape May MAC Board, on which he previously sat from 1989 to 1995, 2001 to 2005. Norris is the Managing Partner of Princeton Strategic Communications (PSC), part of the Princeton Public Affairs Group, a leading strategic communications and public affairs firm in New Jersey. Prior to PSC, Norris directed the state Board of Education’s Family and Community Relations Office. As the owner of Bayshore Communications, he directed marketing for Cape Resorts and the Morey Organization winning the Governors Tourism Award, the Brass Ring Award from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, as well as the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International Award. Norris was elected to, and served, a four-year term as Deputy Mayor of Lower Township, Cape May County, and led in the restoration of the historic Fishing Creek School. Since 2013, he has organized the annual TEDxCapeMay, which has attracted over 1800 attendees for presentations that have been viewed online by over three million people worldwide. Norris earned his master’s degree in religion and philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and organized the Cape May Institute for Continuing Education. He first came to Cape May in 1963 as part of a volunteer cleanup of the Christian Admiral led by his maternal grandfather, Rev. Dr. Carl McIntire.