MT. VERNON’S MAYOR LEWIS ELECTED VP OF ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MT. VERNON’S MAYOR LEWIS ELECTED VP OF ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHICAGO, IL — The Illinois Municipal League (IML) elected officers and members to its Board of Directors at its Annual Business Meeting, Held September 25th, as a part of the 108th IML Annual Conference at the Hilton Chicago.

The IML membership unanimously elected Decatur Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe to serve a one-year term as President. Also elected during the conference were River Forest Village President Catherine Adduci as First Vice President and Hazel Crest Village President Vernard L Alsberry, Jr. as Second Vice President.

Mt. Vernon Mayor John C. Lewis was re-elected to serve as a Vice President for a third term. “I look forward to working again with mayors from across the state and assist in solving the complex issues our communities and state face,” said Mayor Lewis. “Through this exchange of ideas, we will better advocate for local government at the state and federal levels. Especially at this time, with all of our communities facing significant issues due to the effects of COVID-19, now is the best time to work as one body for the benefit of all 1,296 municipalities in Illinois and I am honored to be elected again to serve in this statewide role for the benefit of my community and the state as a whole.” The IML is the statewide organization representing all communities throughout Illinois. Founded in 1913, IML has worked continuously for the benefit of all 1,296 municipalities in Illinois to provide a formal voice on matters involving common interests at both the state and national level.

Mayor Lewis was re-elected as Mt. Vernon’s Mayor in 2021. He is retired from the Illinois State Police and operates two businesses within the community. He is married to Pam (Holloway) and they have 4 children and 6 grandchildren.

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