Ruth Ann Minner
(Co-Chair Emeritus) Governor of Delaware, 2001 to 2008
Governor Minner was Governor of Delaware 2001 until 2008. Ruth Ann began in politics stuffing envelopes, then worked as an aide in the state legislature and as receptionist to then-Gov. Sherman Tribbitt. She was elected to four terms in the state House of Representatives beginning in 1974, to three terms in the state Senate beginning in 1982 and to two terms as Lieutenant Governor in 1992 and 1996.