New Jersey Senate, Legislative District 11
Ways Senator Gopal Can Help
Assistance with State Agencies like Department of Labor or Motor Vehicle Commission
Property Tax Assistance Programs
Vin Gopal Delivering Across Monmouth County
Led the effort on Earle Student Relocation (Tinton Falls Matters)
Fought for changes at the Monmouth County Reclamation Center
Increased Extraordinary Special Education Funding across Monmouth County - specifically securing additional funds for Ocean Township, Eatontown, Ocean Grove, and Tinton Falls Schools
Ensured Monmouth County Schools are eligible for funding through the State of New Jersey’s Grant Program for School Construction
Secured millions in direct spending for critical projects across Monmouth County
$287,000 in Cyber-Security funding in Ocean Township
$500,000 for the Ocean Grove Fitness Path
$100,000 for the Neptune City School District Library
$500,000 for Eatown’s Captain James M Gurbisz Memorial Park
$782,574 in new school funding for Tinton Falls Schools
Voicing the concerns of Colts Neck residents to the Department of Environmental Quality
ABOUT VIN GOPAL
State Senator Vin Gopal was elected in 2017 and re-elected in 2021. Born in Neptune Township and raised in Monmouth County, Senator Gopal holds a Masters's in Public Administration from Rutgers University and a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University. Senator Gopal is currently the youngest member of the NJ State Senate and the first South-Asian American to be elected to the Senate in New Jersey history.
As State Senator, Gopal has championed various legislations to provide aid for education and local businesses; provided property tax rebates for taxpayers, seniors and veterans; made life more affordable for seniors; made mental health services more accessible, improved public safety, and tore down barriers to employment and services for members of the disabilities community.
Senator Gopal is a dedicated volunteer who works with many nonprofit organizations to assist people in need. He is the Founder and President of the Vin Gopal Civic Association, a 501c(3) organization dedicated to helping Monmouth County charities and individuals in need. His community contributions as a volunteer include serving as a past Board of Trustees Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth County and serving many years as a volunteer first responder and EMT.
As an entrepreneur, Senator Gopal has started and built several businesses and is currently a business consultant and coach. Senator Gopal has served on the Board of Directors for the Northern Monmouth County Chamber of Commerce and as President of the Hazlet Township Business Owners Association. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, he created a districtwide organization of business, community, church, and nonprofit leaders to address the challenges of the coronavirus to the local economy.