Bill Chickering serves the residents of Berrien County's 5th District.
District 5 includes:
City of St. Joseph
St. Joseph Township, Precincts 1 and 2
He sits on the Personnel and Human Services Committee and is currently the Chairperson. Commissioner Chickering also serves on the:
Parks and Recreation Commission
Board of Health
Twin Cities Area Transportation
Education, Service, & Experience
Bill grew up in the Twin Cities. He graduated from St. Joseph High School. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Duke University followed by a law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law. Bill is a retired Whirlpool Corporation lawyer, serving as the Company’s Director of Employee Relations for 26 years after nine years of private practice in Connecticut. He previously served on the St. Joseph Public School board for 22 years, 12 as its president.
Commissioner Chickering and his wife Fran raised their children Elizabeth and Will in St. Joseph.