Hilary Nemchik began her career in public service at the Manhattan Borough President’s Office shortly after receiving her graduate degree in Applied Communication from Northern Arizona University. Starting as a speechwriting intern, she eventually became Director of External Affairs & Events, managing community outreach and public events for the office. Additionally, she was chair of the Borough President’s Domestic Violence Task Force, a citywide coalition of experts on gender based violence that organized to support advocacy initiatives and legislation.
After five years of working in local government and volunteering with progressive political campaigns in New York City, she relocated to San Diego and began working in development for a national lung cancer research nonprofit. Currently, Hilary is a Field Representative for State Senator Marty Block. She serves as a liaison to communities within District 39 and also focuses on health care, women’s issues, housing and other policy areas.
Hilary is on the board of Run Women Run, and is a member of the San Diego County Young Democrats and the Clairemont Town Council. In her spare time she likes to practice yoga on the beach and explore the outdoors with her husband Brian and dog, Ponygirl.