Council Member Jeff Lahr

Jeffrey Lahr is currently serving third term of office to the Charleston City Council.  Jeff brings to the City Council a variety of experience in local government operations and municipal administration. 

Jeff is a graduate of Humboldt State University, Arcata, California with a BA in Geography and completed his graduate work in Political Science/Public Administration at E.I.U.   He was appointed as the Administrator for the Coles County Mental Health (708) Board in 2010.  

Jeff, his wife Melissa, and family moved to Charleston in 1991.  Since that time, he has been active in a number of community organizations.  Jeff has served as Treasurer for the Charleston Area Churches Food Pantry, a volunteer for the local Habitat for Humanity chapter, and as a member of the C.U.S.D. #1 Board of Education. Jeff is currently a member of the Charleston Kiwanis Club.


Council Member Jeff Lahr
City of Charleston
520 Jackson Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920

Phone: (217) 345-5650
Fax:     (217) 345-7554

520 Jackson Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920 ~ Phone 217-345-5650 ~ TTY 217-345-7517 ~ Fax 217-345-7554 ~