Ruthanne Fuller was elected as Mayor of the City of Newton in November 2017. Mayor Ruthanne Fuller is the first woman to be elected Mayor of Newton. Before becoming mayor, she represented Ward 7 on the Board of Aldermen, and was an At-Large member of the City Council. A graduate of Brown University and Harvard Business School, Mayor Fuller has experience in the private, non-profit, and public sector. She worked as a management consultant for Temple, Barker and Sloane and then served as the first Strategic Planner for WGBH. Fuller is excited to bring her planning expertise into City Hall.