Jason Rojas is proud to serve the 9th Assembly District, which is composed of parts of East Hartford and Manchester. The district covers much of southeastern East Hartford (Hills Street, Oak Street, Silver Lane, Forbes Street, as well as the Mayberry Village and Sunset Hills neighborhoods) and a portion of southern Manchester (neighborhoods of Keeney and Verplanck elementary schools).
Representative Rojas serves as chairman of the Planning and Development Committee. He is also a member of the Education and Finance, Revenue and Bonding committees.
A lifelong resident of East Hartford, Jason attended East Hartford Public Schools and was the first in his family to graduate from college, earning a history degree from the University of Connecticut. Jason later went on to earn a master’s degree in public policy at Trinity College.
Jason is the director of community relations at Trinity College and serves on the board of directors for three non-profit organizations, whose missions focus on the development of affordable housing and economic development in Hartford’s Frog Hollow neighborhood.
Jason is a former member of the East Hartford Town Council and Board of Education as well as the New England Association of Schools & Colleges Commission on Public Secondary Schools.
Jason’s policy interests include government finance and tax policy, inter-municipal cooperation and education. Jason puts a particular emphasis on constituent service and encourages taxpayers to contact him with concerns, questions and ideas about how to move our district, communities and state forward.
Jason is married to his high school sweetheart Sarah Gaudreau of East Hartford and they have three daughters, Addison, Stella and Celia and a cat named Noodles.