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Representative Michael J. Kelly (D)
15th District

Photograph of Representative  Michael J. Kelly (D)

Springfield Office:
279-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8198
District Office:
4200 W. Lawrence Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630
(773) 736-0218

Years served: November 2021 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-General Service; Cities & Villages; Police & Fire Committee (Vice-Chairperson); Transportation: Vehicles & Safety; Fire Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Police Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Representative Michael Kelly was born June 23, 1975. He graduated from Saint Edward Elementary School and Saint Patrick High School in Chicago. Later he graduated from Quincy University with a degree in business management. After returning to Chicago from Quincy University he began coaching basketball, softball, and football for Saint Edward Elementary School in 1999. In 2006, he became the Athletic Director for Saint Edward Elementary School. Rep. Kelly is currently and has been a Firefighter for the Chicago Fire Department and a dedicated Union member in Local 2 for 18 years. In addition to his career as a coach and firefighter, Representative Kelly is a member of the Mayfair Park Advisory Council and Saint Patrick High School Advisory Council.

Associated Senator(s): Ram Villivalam