Jane Garibay has been a life-long resident of Windsor with a few years in Mexico and Vermont. She is the Representative for the 60th district in the Connecticut legislature, representing most of Windsor and all of Windsor Locks. She was the Executive Director of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce from 1999 – 2018 and is currently the Director of First Town Downtown, Inc Windsor’s Main Street program.
Jane’s more than 40 years of volunteerism include serving as Windsor Board of Education President from 2000 to 2005. Her recent volunteer activities include serving as President and co-founder of the Windsor Education Foundation, President of the Windsor Food and Fuel Bank and past President and Board member of Windsor Community Television and co-chair of Windsor’s Schools to Business Partnership. In 2011 she was elected to the Board of Directors of the New England Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives and served for two years. In 2014 Jane again joined the board as Treasurer and was elected President in November 2018. She is also a part of the Family-Community Partnership, member of the Nutmeg Senior Rides Advisory Council and chairs Project Santa providing holidays for more than 350 children each year.
Jane lives in Windsor with her husband Bernardo and niece Jennie, and a dachshund named Otto. They have three children: Jose, Andrew, and Cate and a grandson Faolan.