Gail Lavielle, Republican for the 143rd District

The incumbent, who represents Wilton, Norwalk and Westport, seeks another term.

General Information

Name : Gail Lavielle
Age : 55
Place of residence : Wilton, CT



Attended college : Yes
College : Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences
Degree : B.A.
Year of graduation : 1978

Grad school 

University : Two: Yale University and UConn
Degree : Two: M.A. in French from Yale University, and MBA in Finance from UConn
Year of graduation : Yale: 1981 and UConn: 2006

Employment Information

Job titles held : Senior Vice President, Suez Environment; CEO, Interpublic Group subsidiary; Principal, Ogilvy Adams & Rinehart; Assistant Vice President, Morgan Guaranty Trust
Employers : Suez Environment; Interpublic Group; Ogilvy; Morgan Guaranty Trust

Political Information

Party affiliation : Republican
Running for a: State office
Running for position: State Representative
Chamber/district: 143rd Assembly district (state House): Wilton, Norwalk, Westport
Incumbent: Yes
First elected: 02 November 2010
Previous elective offices : Local Board of Finance
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA

Campaign Manager

Name : Different for different towns


Website : www.voteforlavielle.com (campaign)
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gail-Lavielle-for-State-Representative/126544644056794

Other facts

- Member of three General Assembly committees: Appropriations, Education, and Transportation

- Member of the Higher Education Consolidation Committee and the bipartisan Long Island Sound Caucus

- 2011-2012, member of budget-writing team that proposed a fully vetted no-tax-increase budget

- 20+ years in executive leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies

- Served on the CT Public Transportation Commission and the CT Advisory Council for Professional Standards for School Administrators

Recognition and Awards

- 100% attendance and voting record during the 2011 and 2012 legislative sessions

- Received 2011 Tip of the Cap award from the CT Coalition for Achievement Now for legislative leadership in education

- Named 2012 Environmental Champion by the CT League of Conservation Voters

- Endorsed by the CT REALTORS®, the CT Doctors for Good Medicine (CDGM), The League of Conservation Voters, and the Sierra Club

- Recognized in 2012 by the CT Business and Industry Association (CBIA) for a 100% voting record on key bills affecting Connecticut’s economic growth and business climate


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