Fairview Heights Mayor Mark T. Kupsky elected IML President

CHICAGO — The Illinois Municipal League (IML) elected new officers to lead the organization at its Annual Business Meeting, which was held on Saturday, September 23, as a part of the 110th IML Annual Conference at the Hilton Chicago.


The IML membership unanimously elected Mayor Mark T. Kupsky, City of Fairview Heights, to serve a one-year term as President of the statewide association. Kupsky has served on the IML Board of Directors as a Vice President since 2018. In 2022, he was elected First Vice President.


“I am honored to be elected as the Illinois Municipal League’s President and I look forward to continued partnership with my colleagues to advance policies that uplift and empower communities across Illinois,” said Kupsky. “I look forward to building on our successes in the year ahead.”


Also elected during the Annual Business Meeting were Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen, City of Champaign, as First Vice President, and Mayor Gary W. Manier, City of Washington, as Second Vice President.


About Mark Kupsky

Mark Kupsky became Mayor of Fairview Heights in 2015. Prior to his election as mayor, he served as the city clerk, city treasurer and as an alderman. He has served the community for more than 30 years in various elected offices and believes in serving his community by working together with elected officials and leaders from throughout the region. Kupsky retired from the telecommunications industry, having more than 38 years of experience including management and leadership roles at Verizon Wireless, and led the national Internet of Things (IoT) resale team.


About The Illinois Municipal League

The Illinois Municipal League is the statewide association representing communities throughout Illinois. Founded in 1913, IML has worked continuously for the benefit of all 1,294 cities, villages and towns in Illinois to provide a formal voice on matters involving common interests.