Sue Fulton, a member of the first class with women to graduate from West Point, is the head of New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission.
She ran for Monmouth County’s board of freeholders in 2016 but lost in the general election.
Before her government work, she founded multiple organizations that worked to advocate for LGBTQ military members, and in July 2011, she was appointed by President Barack Obama as the first openly LGBTQ member of the West Point Board of Visitors. In 2015 she became the first female USMA graduate to chair the Board.
Fulton and her wife, the first same-sex couple to be married in West Point’s Cadet Chapel, live in Asbury Park, NJ.
Monmouth County, NJ
Status: Lost general election