Assistant Republican Leader
District Office: 7 E. Fairchild Street
( 217 ) 477 - 0104
( 217 ) 477 - 0102 FAX
Springfield Office: 202-N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
( 217 ) 782 - 4811
( 217 ) 782 - 1275
December 2010 - Present
Community College Access & Afford. (Republican Spokesperson); Environment; Executive; Insurance: Property & Casualty; Public Utilities (Republican Spokesperson); Gaming Subcommittee; Special Matters Subcommittee; Regulatory Matters Subcommittee.
Chad Hays is a Vermilion County native. He graduated from Catlin High School (1981), Danville Area Community College (1983) and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (1986). Hays served as Mayor of Catlin for two terms. He chaired the Vermilion County Mayor's Council and was a member of the Board of Directors for many community based organizations including Danville Area Economic Development Corporation (Vermilion Advantage), Danville Rotary Club, and the Vermilion Area Community Health Center. Representative Hays and his wife Ruth reside in Catlin. They have three children and two grandchildren.