Representative Joan W. Welsh
District #46

54 Sea Street, Rockport, ME 04856



About Rep. Welsh

Rep. Joan Welsh is serving her third term in the Maine House of Representatives and serves as House chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Rep. Welsh has worked for several non-profit organizations in the mid-coast area, including serving as President/CEO of Hurricane Island Outward Bound, Director of Student and Academic Affairs for Rockport College, and Deputy Director of the Natural Resources Council of Maine. An active community member, Welsh has served on numerous boards in the state, including the Maine Women’s Fund, Maine Development Foundation, Riley School, The Knox County Advisory Board of the Maine Community Foundation and Common Good Ventures. She currently serves on the Boards of Center for Furniture Craftsmanship and Maine Media Workshops.

Rep. Welsh attended Pomona College and the University of Colorado. She holds a B.A. degree in English. Welsh is the mother of three grown children, grandparent of six, and the daughter of a still-vital 97 year old.