Susan Shin Angulo became the first Korean-American woman elected to a municipal, county or statewide office in the State of New Jersey following her 2009 election as Councilwoman for the Township of Cherry Hill. In 2015, Susan was elected to serve on the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, becoming the first ever Asian Freeholder in New Jersey’s 21 counties.
Susan’s record of public service also includes being a member of Cherry Hill’s Zoning Board of Adjustments and Human Relations Council. Susan is a 2010 alumnus of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies’ Leadership Academy. Her charitable activities included volunteering on the Board for the Food Bank of South Jersey. Susan was most recently featured in the publication Korean Americans Who Have Empowered the Korean-American Community (Min, Pyong Gap 2014).
Susan received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Wilkes University, and a Post Baccalaureate in Cytogenetics from Thomas Jefferson University. Professionally, she has worked as a genetic researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, and has held sales and marketing positions in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Susan is also experienced in commercial real estate management and redevelopment.
Susan is a frequent speaker on issues affecting the Asian-American community, public service, small business development, and international investment in New Jersey.
Susan resides in Cherry Hill with her husband, Michael, and their two daughters.
Freeholder Angulo is liaison to the following departments, divisions, and agencies: