A former labor and employment lawyer, Jill Hai is a full-time philanthropic and civic volunteer. She has extensive knowledge of Lexington town government, with long experience serving the community.
Jill was elected to the Select Board in 2018. Previously, she was appointed to Lexington’s Capital Expenditures Committee in 2012 and served as Chair from 2013-2017. She has been a member of Lexington’s Town Meeting since 2006, representing Precinct 4. She has served on numerous committees throughout the town and schools. Among the ways she has expressed her deep commitment to Lexington’s schools is by serving on the board of the Lexington Education Foundation and as President of the Bridge School PTA.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors and executive committee of the Norman Rockwell Museum, and is a member of the Board of Directors for Repair the World.
Jill was born at Fort Benning, Georgia, while her father was stationed there. A graduate of Cornell University and Vanderbilt Law School, Jill loves to cook, is an avid skier, a self-described “really bad” golfer and a bookworm, and is always happiest in or on the water. She and her husband Marc Rubenstein have two adult children and are members of Temple Isaiah and Temple Emunah.