Mike Elam - District 3

Mike Elam

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Year appointed to office

Year(s) in office

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, bachelor's degree in Corporate Communications

Military service
Corpsman, U.S. Navy

Vice President, Community Affairs & Market Development

Length of residency in St. Charles County
32 years

Community involvement

  • Member, Sunrise Rotary Club, St. Charles
  • Member of Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber
  • Member, O'Fallon Chamber of Commerce & Industries
  • Member, St. Charles Regional Chamber
  • Emcee of multiple community events

Awards and recognitions

  • Volunteer of the Year, Community Living, 2020
  • Person of the Year, O'Fallon Chamber of Commerce & Industries, 2019
  • President's Award, St. Charles Association of Realtors, 2019
  • Beyond the Best Award, StreetScape Magazine, 2015
  • Navy League Award

Married to Jennifer; two sons, Jon and Josh; daughter Megan, daughter-in-law Natalie (Spies); grandson, Cason.

What is the biggest challenge for our county?
To continue to grow in a manageable manner that preserves the character of the county, maintains safety, and continues economic development with the resources we have available. 

What notable goals do you have for your office/the county?
Make St. Charles County the leading county for Missouri for safety and economic growth, through small business development.

Where do you suggest residents get their news about the county and local government?

  • County website
  • County newsletter
  • Local media outlets