Your Council Members

There are seven members of the Porter County Council, comprised of three at-large seats which are elected by voters throughout the County and four district members who are elected by voters in their designated district. You can find a map of the Council districts HERE.

Bob Poparad

District One
Council Member Poparad also serves on the Plan Commission, Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission and as an ex-officio member of the Porter County Government Charitable Non-Profit Foundation Board. 

Jeremy Rivas

District Two
Council President
Council Member Rivas also serves on the E-911 Policy Board, Storm Water Advisory Board, Porter County Redevelopment Commission, and as an ex-officio member of the Porter County Government Charitable Non-Profit Foundation Board.
Photo of Council District Three Member Greg Simms

Greg Simms

District Three
Council Member Simms also serves on the Emergency Management Advisory Board and as an ex-officio member of the Porter County Government Charitable Non-Profit Foundation Board.
Photo of Council District Four Member Mike Jessen

Mike Jessen

District Four
Council Vice President
Council Member Jessen also serves on the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board and as an ex-officio member of the Porter County Government Charitable Non-Profit Foundation Board.
Photo of Council At Large Member Sylvia Graham

Sylvia Graham

At Large
Council Member Graham also serves on the Recycling & Waste Reduction District, Porter County Council On Aging, Emergency Management Advisory and Juvenile Justice Advisory Boards. She also serves as an ex-officio member of the Porter County Government Charitable Non-Profit Board.
Council Member Andy Bozak

Andy Bozak

At Large
Council Member Bozak also serves as an ex-officio member of the Porter County Government Charitable Non-Profit Foundation Board.
Council Member Mike Brickner

Mike Brickner

At Large
Council Member Brickner also serves on the Community Corrections Advisory Board, Emergency Management Advisory Board and also serves as an ex-officio member of the Porter County Government Charitable Non-Profit Foundation Board.