Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

(D-Hillside)
7th District
Rep Emanuel Chris Welch

 

Springfield Office:
249-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8120

District Office:
10055 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Suite E
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 450-1000
(708) 450-1104 FAX
Biography
Attorney; B.A., Northwestern University; J.D., John Marshall Law School; former member and president, Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education; partner, Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman, LLP; married, has two children.
Welch Appointed Co-Chair of Labor Diversity Board

Welch Appointed Co-Chair of Labor Diversity Board

HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, will examine ways to boost diversity in labor apprenticeship programs as the co-chair of the newly formed Advisory Board for Diversity in Active Apprenticeship Programs.

Welch Appointed to School Construction Task Force

Welch Appointed to School Construction Task Force

HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, will explore ways to enhance education statewide and expand vocational education as a member of a new task force aimed at addressing the construction needs of Illinois schools.

Welch Passes Legislation Aimed at Increasing Corporate Board Diversity

Welch Passes Legislation Aimed at Increasing Corporate Board Diversity

CHICAGO – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, passed legislation last week, House Bill 3394, requiring corporations based in Illinois to report the racial and gender make up of their board of directors to the Secretary of State’s office and requires the University of Illinois to study the data and make recommendations to improve representation of women and minorities. Additionally, Welch’s legislation would require the University of Illinois to publish an individualized rating for each corporation’s efforts to increase diversity on their boards.

Willis, Welch Applaud Court Decision to Keep Westlake Open

Willis, Welch Applaud Court Decision to Keep Westlake Open

MELROSE PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside and state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, are applauding a recent court ruling requiring Westlake Hospital to remain open until the judicial system can fully consider the critical services Westlake provides and review the Health Facilities and Services Review Board’s (HFSRB) recent decision regarding the future of the facility.