Mayor Mike Chamberlain

Mayor Chamberlain was elected Belvidere Mayor in 2013, following two terms as a City Councilman representing Ward 3.  Mike is currently serving his second mayoral term, having been reelected in 2017.  In addition to serving as Belvidere Mayor, Mike is in his 6th term as an elected Vice President of the Illinois Municipal League.  He also is the inaugural and current Chairman of R1, our first Regional Planning Commission, and serves as Co-Chair of the Community Action Agency of Boone and Winnebago Counties.

Prior to becoming Mayor, Mike worked in the financial services industry in a number of roles.  Additionally he was the founder of multiple business ventures, including Chamberlain Creative Concepts; ONEMIKE Executive Publishing Management, and The Ascendant Group, LLC.

Family and community are the focus of the Mayor’s personal life.  Mike and his wife Darcie have two daughters, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, whom, happily, all live locally.  The Chamberlains are active in Flora Grange and other local organizations.