Mitchelle Drulis is no stranger to New Jersey politics. She began her career as a legislative aide to Assemblyman Bob Smith in December of 2000 before serving as the Chief of Staff to Assemblyman Joe Egan from 2002 to 2013. Drulis was the Political Director for then candidate Tom Malinowski in the 2018 midterms during which she led an outreach program to secure key endorsements for Malinowski. This support from key labor and grassroots organizations, along with an army of volunteers, led to the longtime republican-held Congressional District (NJ07) flipping to Democratic control. After Malinowski’s election in 2018, Drulis served as the District Director for his office where she developed and managed a constituent services program that assisted roughly 12,000 individual constituents across the district, and collaboratively worked with the Congressman to identify district needs and secure millions in federal funding for local municipal projects that directly benefit residents.
In addition to her political work, Mitchelle is the owner of a Somerset County based small business, has volunteered as class mom at Copper Hill and as Vice President of the RFIS PTO in the Flemington Raritan school district. Mitchelle is also a parishioner at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Readington Township where she was a volunteer RF instructor.
Mitchelle attended Rutgers University where she was an Eagleton Institute of Politics – Undergraduate Associate. Mitchelle lives in Raritan Township with her husband Michael Drulis and her daughter.