Commissioner Sandra L. Welch
Sandra L. (Sandy) Welch was elected commissioner in March 2013. She represents District C, which includes Township north of Copans Road to south of Sample Road, as well as the area east of Lyons Road from Sample Road north to Sawgrass Expressway.
Commissioner Welch and her husband Andy, grew up in Southern Illinois and moved to Coconut Creek in 1997. She has held all offices of The Women's Club of Coconut Creek, and currently co-chairs the Scholarship Committee. She served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Coconut Creek Parks and Recreation Advisory Board from 2001-2013. Along with other business and civic leaders, Welch served as a facilitator during the City’s Vision 2020 strategic planning session. Welch was a member of the first graduating Coconut Creek Citizen’s Academy in 2007.
Currently, Commissioner Welch serves on the Scholarship/Student Ambassador Committee and Leadership Training & Development with the Broward League of Cities. She also serves on the SAC (Student Advisory Council) of Monarch High School, Coconut Creek High School, and Atlantic Technical Center, as well as, Atlantic Technical Center Career Placement Advisory Board. She chaired the 2014 Relay for Life of Coconut Creek/Margate, which is held annually at Monarch High School.
Commissioner Welch attended Southern Illinois University and retired in 2013 from American Express after 18 years as an Executive Assistant.