Senator / Long Branch, NJ
Vin Gopal is a lifelong Monmouth County resident, born in Neptune Township and raised in Freehold. After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Penn State, he spent years building his business from the ground up; it now has fourteen employees and is based out of Tinton Falls and Hazlet. As a successful small business owner, Vin was the President of the Hazlet Township Business Owners Association and served on the Board of Directors for the Monmouth County Chamber of Commerce, where he chaired the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee.
Vin is also the Founder and President of a 501c(3) organization dedicated to helping Monmouth County charities and individuals in need. He is a past Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth County, has served as a volunteer EMT for the Colts Neck and Freehold First Aid squads, and currently volunteers with the Long Branch Fire Department. Senator Gopal is the New Jersey Senate Majority Conference Leader, Chairman of the Legislative Manufacturing Caucus, Vice-Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, and serves on the Senate Economic Growth Committee and Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee.