Elected Officials

The governing body of Churubusco is a three member Town Council elected at large for four-year terms. The Council annually elects one of its members as President.

The Council employs a Town Supervisor, approves an annual budget, authorizes expenditures, and appoints members of other advisory bodies.  The Council has the power to make and establish ordinances and regulations as long as they do not conflict with State or Federal laws.

Some of the Town Council’s goals include:

1. To assure prudent use of the taxpayer’s dollars.

2. To provide effective governance of the legislative and administration structure and programs necessary to deliver Town services.

3. To maintain and enhance the public’s investment in the capital facilities and equipment required for delivery of Town services.

4. To encourage, assist, and sustain well-planned residential, commercial, and industrial growth.

5. To sustain and expand cooperative efforts with neighboring communities, governmental agencies, and other groups to accomplish mutual goals.

6. To maintain good communications with the citizens of Churubusco and sustain “Quality of Life” programs within the Town.

7. To develop a vision for the future of the Town.  This vision is established in the Town’s Strategic Plan.



Mark Pepple, Council President- Mr. Pepple is married to Heather Pepple and has 3 children and 2 stepchildren.  Mr. Pepple has been serving on the Council since January 1, 2012.

Bruce Johnson- Mr. Johnson is married to Terri Johnson and they have one son. He has been serving on Council since January 1, 2015. You may reach him at bruce@townofchurubusco.com.

Nathan Van Horn- Mr. Van Horn has been serving since January 1, 2019. He is married to Amanda Van Horn and they have four children. You may reach him at nathan@townofchurubusco.com.