Currently, Gayle Connelly Manchin is a politician and educator in the United States. She is the wife of United States Senator Joe Manchin, and the mother of three children. She was born on the 20th of June, 1947, in Beckley, West Virginia. She is an American citizen, born to Italian father and Czechoslovakian mother. She has two sisters and one brother. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and West Virginia University. She earned a Master of Arts in literacy education and a Master of Arts in educational technology leadership. She has worked as an educator, teacher, and as an administrator in Marion County Public School district. She also founded the Fairmont State University’s Community Service Learning Program.
She is the former first lady of West Virginia. She served as President of the West Virginia Board of Education for a year in 2013. She was also a member of the West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service and the Governor’s Healthy Lifestyles Coalition. She also served as co-chair of the Governor’s Cabinet for 21st Century Jobs.
Gayle Connelly Manchin has been married to Joe Manchin since 1967. The couple has three children, all three of whom are active members of the community. Their family lives in Fairmont, West Virginia. They own a home on the Kanawha River. They are also proud grandparents. They have recently been in the news for opposing Vice President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better Act”. This Act would increase the social safety net for West Virginians. They also own a houseboat in Washington, D.C.
Joe Manchin is a member of the West Virginia state senate. He has been in politics since 1982. He is a member of the Republican Party, but he is not known for his extreme politics. He is also a member of the National Rifle Association, and he is licensed to fly a plane. He has been involved in the coal mining industry in the past. He is also a member of the United States Congress.
Joe Manchin has a net worth of around $8 million. He started a coal brokerage company called Enersystems in 1988. His son, Joseph, now owns the brokerage company. In 2010, Joe Manchin voted against the cloture on the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act. This caused the bill to fail.
Gayle Connelly Manchin is currently the Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission, appointed by United States President Joe Biden. She also serves as a member of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). She has been involved in a variety of charitable causes over the years. She is also an advocate for Iranian prisoner Mohammad Ali Taheri. She was also censured by the Chinese government in March of 2021.
In addition to her work in government, Gayle Conelly Manchin is also a businesswoman. She owns a houseboat in Washington, D.C., and she is also the president of the National Association of Manufacturers. She has not shared much information about her parents, but she is an American citizen. She has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.