chris heugel

Chris Heugel small imageChris Heugel

6th District Commissioner


2339 Riverside Pointe Dr.

St. Joseph, MI 49085

Phone Numbers

  • Work: 269-983-7111, ext. 8095
  • Cell: 269-930-2859

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Chris Heugel serves the residents of Berrien County's 6th District. 

District 6 includes: 

  • Lincoln Charter Township - Precinct 5
  • Royalton Township
  • St. Joseph Township - Precincts 3 and 4
  • Sodus Township.

Committee Service

He sits on the Administration Committee. Commissioner Heugel also serves on the:

  • Berrien County Human Services Council
  • Community Corrections Advisory Board
  • County Public Safety Communications Center Operations Committee

Education, Service, & Experience

Chris Heugel is the President of The Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce. Prior to that, Chris spent over 20 years in the hotel industry in several capacities. He has been an active volunteer in the community including, three-time Chairman of St. Joseph Today, board member and Treasurer of the Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Silver Beach Shadowland Operating Committee and past President and active member of the St. Joseph Kiwanis Club.  He also served two years as a St. Joseph City Commissioner.

Personal Life

 Commissioner Heugel has been a resident of Southwest Michigan for the past 18 years. He and his wife Nicole reside in St. Joseph Charter Township. "My desire to run for a County Commission seat was the obvious next step for me. What a great way to give back to the community I love," said Heugel. "I want to take an active role in keeping Berrien County a great place to live, work and play."