Barbara Gilchrist

506 2nd Ave, Suite 630
Seattle, WA 98104
United States
Telephone: 206-424-2780
Temporary address during session:
United States
Barbara Gilchrist
Lobbying since: 2022
Barbara works to advance equity in our public schools by building relationships with community members and organizations, developing partnerships, and strengthening stakeholder engagement to advance WA Charters legislative priorities. She is passionate about achieving a K-12 system that values the learning styles and needs of all students, supports and uplifts children of the global majority, and exemplifies true representation. Prior to joining WA Charters, Barbara was a Legislative Assistant in the Washington State Legislature where she helped members achieve their policy, communications, and constituent outreach goals. Barbara earned her B.A. in Global Studies, Psychology, and Political Science from Pacific Lutheran University, and is an M.P.S candidate for Security and Terrorism Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She has certified training in Basic Mediation, and is currently in her practicum to become a Mediator in Washington State. Barbara also sits on the Board of the Greater Tacoma Peace Prize and the Azia Book Awards, which celebrates and recognizes Children and YA books that depict multicultural and multiracial protagonists and families. In her free time, Barbara enjoys reading, knitting, and spending time with her family. Contact Barbara at

This lobbyist certified completion of required code of conduct training on 12/06/2022.

Monthly lobbying reports

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Report for month Date filed/amended
August 2023 14/09/23 - 6:09 pm
July 2023 14/08/23 - 8:37 am
June 2023 13/07/23 - 9:02 am
May 2023 14/06/23 - 2:08 pm
April 2023 15/05/23 - 12:20 pm
March 2023 14/04/23 - 6:35 pm
February 2023 14/03/23 - 8:55 am
January 2023 15/02/23 - 9:08 am
December 2022 13/01/23 - 1:57 pm
November 2022 19/12/22 - 9:35 am

Lobbyist employers

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Employer Employment Registration Years Employed
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