Rep. Thom Welby's Biography

Thom Welby was elected state representative of the 113th District on Nov. 2, 2021. A long-time Pennsylvanian and public servant, he is a passionate advocate for veterans, seniors, small businesses, voting rights and infrastructure improvement.

Welby has a long history of volunteer work on many boards and nonprofit organizations throughout Northeastern PA for more than 30 years.

A graduate of West Scranton High School and Career Academy, a New York City broadcasting school, Welby worked in radio and TV broadcasting for 40 years before serving as chief of staff for former Rep. Marty Flynn for nine years before succeeding him as state representative.

Welby is married to Kathy, and they have a son and daughter.