Gina Rose Genovese APP
Hometown: Long Hill
Occupation: Owner-operator of Gina’s Tennis World, Berkeley Heights
Previous elective office: Long Hill mayor (2006), Long Hill committeewoman (2004-07)
Related political experience: Executive director of Courage to Connect NJ, nonprofit group that encourages property tax reform
Other info: She is considered state’s leading expert on municipal consolidation. In 2006, she became state’s first openly gay mayor. In 2013, she married her partner of 20 years, Wendy McCahill. She is a former tennis professional, having one time attained a world ranking of 150. She has coached more than 25 nationally ranked players.