When: Saturday – April 6, 2024


Lunch is available for purchase through registration – 12:30pm

Where: Double Tree by Hilton – Bristol, Connecticut

Rep. Gilchrest will provide information on

  • What is the TIP council
  • How the council operates and who is on the council
  • Why the TIP council matters to massage therapy

Jillian Gilchrest was elected to represent the 18th District of West Hartford in the Connecticut General Assembly (CGA) in 2018. She serves as House Chair of the Human Services Committee and member of the Appropriations, Public Health, and Judiciary Committees.

Jillian Chairs MAPOC, the Trafficking in Persons Council, the Reproductive Rights Caucus, and the Endometriosis Working Group.

Prior to becoming a state representative, Jillian served as the Director of Health Professional Outreach for the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut, and Director of Policy & Communications for the Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence. She has extensive experience advocating for women’s health and safety, in particular influencing public policy at the CGA.

Jillian was elected to the West Hartford Board of Education in 2013. She holds a Masters Degree in Social Work with a focus in Policy Practice from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, where she has taught Political Advocacy.

Jillian currently teaches for the University of Saint Joseph and University of Hartford. Jillian serves on the Board of Girls on the Run of Greater Hartford. She resides with her two children in West Hartford.

You MUST register in advance to attend the meeting and purchase lunch, if you are NOT already registered for conference. Check in 15 minutes before lunch or the meeting depending on your registration. Name badges are REQUIRED on site. You may also view the exhibit hall free with no additional registration.

Registration Instructions for non-registered conference attendees:

  1. Go to https://web.cvent.com/event/7569745d-28dc-4a1f-ab00-993b41e35a4c/regProcessStep1
  2. For the Registration Type – choose Annual Meeting & Friday Reception
  3. Complete the Personal Information page and click Next
  4. Saturday Lunch for the buffet lunch at 12:30pm. This is non-refundable. Use the dropdown under select to enter the number of lunches you are purchasing.
  5. AMTA-CT Annual Meeting 1:00-2:00pm. Use the dropdown under select to enter 1.
  6. Click next.
  7. Review your registration and click Next.
  8. Enter your payment (Lunch only) info and click Submit.