Rachel Gallegos

GVSD Region 1

Charlestown & 

East Whiteland Precincts 4, 5, 6

email Rachel at rachel@friendsofgvs.com

Longtime Malvern resident with two children attending Great Valley schools, attorney Rachel Gallegos is the current Vice Chair of the Great Valley School Board.

Invested in Malvern: Rachel Gallegos resides in Malvern, with her husband and two boys who attend K.D. Markley Elementary. Rachel received her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and her B.A. from Clemson University where she played Division I soccer for the Tigers.

Experienced: Rachel was elected to the Great Valley School Board in 2019 and now serves at the Vice-President. She and her fellow board members have been instrumental in furthering the districts DEI efforts, funding and commencing construction on the new 5/6 center, and safely navigating the district through the COVID-19 pandemic, all while keeping a balanced budget.

Attorney: Rachel is an attorney at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia (“CLS”), representing low income clients in a variety of homeownership matters. Prior to joining CLS, Rachel got her start in the homeownership space as a law clerk for the Honorable Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.) in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. She assisted in the creation of the nationally renowned Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program and went on to become the administrator of the Program.

Service: Rachel is a past board member for the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, past chair of the Real Property Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and past president of the Hispanic Bar Association. Currently, Rachel is the president of her attorney union, Philadelphia Legal Services Union, at Community Legal Services.