Cathy Gillespie has been involved in politics for over 25 years, as a grassroots organizer, campaign manager, political action committee executive director, strategist, fundraiser, and coalitions director. She is currently the co-chair of Constituting America.
She has served as Chief of Staff to United States Congressman Joe Barton, as a Commissioner on the President’s Commission on White House Fellows, and as the Director of the Bush Cheney ’04 W Stands for Women.
Cathy also serves on the board of Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services, the Joe Barton Family Foundation, and the
Board of Governors of Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, Virginia. She has volunteered and raised funds for the Barbara Bush Literacy Foundation Maryland Celebration of Reading, Independent Women’s Forum, Foundation to Eradicate Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Histiocytosis Association of America, and the Texas State Society.
Cathy is a graduate of Texas A&M University. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia near George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Cathy is married to Ed Gillespie, former Republican National Committee Chairman and Counselor to President George W.
Bush. They have three children.