Chapin (Chapin) Rose (R-51)

State Senator Chapin Rose

Chapin (Chapin) Rose (R-51)
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Capitol: 217.558.1006
FAX: 217.782.3242
District: 217.607.1853
Room 309-J Capitol Building 301 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706
5130 Hickory Point Frontage Road
Decatur, IL 62526
Residence:Mahomet, IL

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Chapin Rose was raised in central Illinois, along with his wife, Camille. Rose attended Charleston High School and received a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Economics from the University of Illinois. After graduation, Rose attended the University of Illinois College of Law. Before being elected to the legislature, Rose served as a Senior Assistant State's Attorney in Champaign County where he prosecuted felony crimes. Prior to becoming a member of the Illinois Senate in 2013, Rose served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 2003 until 2013. Rose is currently an Assistant Republican Leader in the caucus. Rose was selected to participate in the inaugural class of the 2012 Edgar Fellows Leadership Program. He has also been cited numerous times by the Illinois Farm Bureau and small business groups for his work in supporting pro-job creation and pro-agriculture policies in Springfield. Rose and his wife, Camille, live in Mahomet and have four children. Together their family attends First Christian Church, Champaign, Illinois. EXPERIENCE State Senator, State of Illinois 51st District, January 2013-Present Current Committee Assignments- Minority Spokesperson - Appropriations II Member - Appropriations I Member - Higher Education Member - Financial Institutions Member - Insurance State Representative, State of Illinois 110th District, January 2003-January 2013 AWARDS/HONORS Bowhay Fellowship Award 2003 - Midwestern Legislative Conference Freshman Legislator of the Year - Illinois Health Care Association Legislator of the Year - Illinois Drug Education Alliance (IDEA) Member - House Republican Rural Economic Development Task force Co-Chair - House Republican Methamphetamine Task Force Past By-Laws Committee Chair - Legislative Fire Caucus University of Illinois Fire Services Institute- Graduate of the "Legislator's Fire Academy" 2003 Illinois Farm Bureau Activator "Friend of Agriculture" Award Recipient - Each Term of Office Illinois Alcoholism & Drug Dependence Association- "Legislative Leadership Award" 2005 "Illinois Jaycees Ten Outstanding Young Persons" Award- 2005 Douglas County Regional Prevention Group- "Certificate of Recognition" for Methamphetamine Awareness in Central Illinois- 2006 Illinois Reading Council- "Illinois Legislative Award" 2005 - 2006 Illinois Civil Justice League- "Friends of Fairness" Award- 2007 Illinois Health Care Association- "Legislator of the Year" Awarded- 2006 & 2007 Illinois Dollars for Scholars- "Lincolnland Legends Award" 2006 Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts- "Legislator of the Year" Award- 2006 Member Special Investigative Committee Regarding the Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich Illinois Council on Long Term Care/ Illinois Health Care Association- "Legislator of the Year" 2007 Illinois Chamber of Commerce- "Champion of Free Enterprise" Award- 2007 - 2008 Association of Illinois Soil & Water Conservation Districts- "Friend of Conservation" Award- 2009 Illinois Bankers Association- "Outstanding Legislator" Award 2009 Association of Illinois Soil & Water Conservation Districts- "Legislator of the Year" Award- 2011 Chairman, Legislative Ethics Commission- 2010 - 2012 Member, House Redistricting Committee- 2010 - 2011 National Federation of Independent Business- "Guardian of Small Business Award" 2011 - 2012 Illinois Education Association Region 9- "Friend and Advocate" Award- 2012 Inaugural Class of the "Edgar Fellows Program" 2012 Illinois Leadership Council for Agriculture Education's -Jim Guilinger Legislative Award-2013 Friend of Agriculture Award from the Illinois Farm Bureau 2014 Guardian of Small Business Award from the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) 2014 YMCA Legislative Hero Award 2015 Friend of Agriculture Award 2016 Guardian of Small Business Award 2016 Conservative Achievement Award from The American Conservative Union 2016 John W. Maitland Jr. Biotechnology Leadership Award from the Illinois Biotechnology Innovation Organization (iBIO) 2017 Friend of Agriculture Award (2018) Champion of Free Enterprise Award from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce (2018) OTHER EXPERIENCE Adjunct Faculty, Eastern Illinois University - Department of Political Science - Fall 2004 Champaign County State's Attorney, Urbana, IL Senior Assistant State's Attorney, December 2001 - January 2003 Accelerated Disposition Program Felony Case Load Assistant State's Attorney, November 2000 - December 2001 Child Support Enforcement Alliance, October 2001 - December 2001 Traffic Division, November 2000 - October 2001 DUI Prosecution and trial experience EDUCATION University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, IL Juris Doctor, May 2000 Moot Court Board Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity Client Counseling Competition Winner President, Irish Law Students Association University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL Bachelor of Science, August 1997 Major in political science with concentration in economics Senior 100 - Top 100 graduating seniors at the University of Illinois based on academics, campus and community involvement Student Trustee - 1994, 1995 academic years Phi Delta Theta Social Fraternity Golden Key National Honor Society Illinois Student Government, Member 1993-1996 Governmental Affairs Committee Member COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Attends First Christian Church, Champaign, Illinois Illinois Prosecutor's Bar Association, Past Member Champaign County Republican Central Committee, Treasurer 2000-02 University of Illinois Alumni Association, Life Member University of Illinois, LAS Recent Graduate Award 2003

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Camille   DOB: 12/27/1973
Counties Representing
St. Clair