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Jillian Gilchrest's Biography

Office: State House (CT) - District 18, Democratic Deputy Majority Caucus Chair

Contact Information

Legislative Office Building, Room 4000
Hartford, CT 06106-1591

Full Name:

Jillian Gilchrest

Gender:

Female

Family:

Husband; 2 Children

Home City:

West Hartford, CT

MSW, Policy Practice, The University of Connecticut School of Social Work, 2006-2008

BA, Women's Studies, The University of Connecticut, 2000-2004

Deputy Majority Caucus Chair, Connecticut State House of Representatives, 2019-present

Representative, Connecticut State House of Representatives, District 18, 2019-present

Candidate, Connecticut State House of Representatives, District 18, 2018

Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Saint Joseph, 2019-present

Director of Health Professional Outreach, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 2016-present

Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Connecticut, 2016-present

Senior Policy Analyst, The Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, 2015-2016

Director of Public Policy and Communication, Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, 2013-2015

Policy Director, Connecticut Association for Human Services, 2011-2013

Executive Director, National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League/Pro-Choice America, 2008-2011

Legislative Aide/Committee Clerk, Connecticut General Assembly, 2005-2007

Chair, Connecticut Trafficking in Persons Council, 2015-present

Co-Chair, Great by 8, A Community Partnership, 2011-present

Member, West Hartford Board of Education

Board Member, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 2007-2013

Co-Chair, Young Women's Leadership Program, Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, 2006-2012

Member, Connecticut Coalition for Choice, 2006-2011

Board Member, National Association of Social Workers Connecticut Chapter Political Action Committee, 2008-2010

Child Advocate, Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Northeast Connecticut, 2004-2005

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