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The Southern Region of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters covers 41 counties in Central Illinois. There are three (3) construction locals and one (1) millwright local in our jurisdiction. We have 4,830 members and 2,280 contractors. Our contractor base perform work in the following areas: general carpentry, heavy and highway construction, pile driving, residential construction, interior systems, flooring and ceiling contractors, concrete contractors, millwright contractors, cabinet shops, door shops, mill shops, roofing contractors, truss shops, industrial contractors and institutional contractors.
The Council is also involved in training our members with programs such as Steward Training, Three Day Organizing and Evaluation Training, Officer Training as well as Staff Training to help our members and representatives achieve a professional level of service to our membership and contractors.
Following our heritage of involvement in community service our council has been a leader in joining in partnership with our communities to improve services to those less fortunate. Through programs such as the United Way, Make A Wish Foundation, Dollars against Diabetes, Habitat for Humanity and various volunteer programs in our local areas using our skills and abilities we are able to help those in need.
The Council is also proud to be a part of organizations that promote development of professionalism in business. Some our of affiliates are also involved in Home Builders Associations and Chambers of Commerce.