is the former Commissioner of Human Services in New Jersey
, holding the position under former Governors James McGreevey
and Jon Corzine
. He previously served on McGreevey's staff in the governor's office and while McGreevey was Mayor of Woodbridge Township
When Codey named his wife, Lucille Davy, as Acting Commissioner of Education, they became the first husband and wife to serve in a state cabinet together in the country. They reside in Pennington, New Jersey.