John Bowker  
City Council
Title: District 5 Councilmember
Phone: 219.465.7594

John Bowker

John is a City Council Appointed Member of the redevelopment commission.

Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, John joined the commission in 1995 after being appointed by Mayor Butterfield. At the commission he is responsible for attending meetings and is currently the acting secretary.

Before the Commission, John was the President of the Valparaiso Christmas in April (Now Rebuilding Together). He has also been the Coordinator of Administrative Systems in the IT Department of Valparaiso University since 1992.  He received his B.A. from Valparaiso University and his M.S.B.A. from Indiana University. John is also an Honors Graduate from the Illinois Banking Institute at Illinois Sate University.

John is a proud grandfather to a three year old granddaughter, eight month old twin grandsons and one more grandson coming in November 2017.


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