Mark Chatham has been appointed by the governor to serve on the Kaskaskia Regional Port District Board, pending Illinois Senate confirmation.
Chatham, from Belleville, is currently a journeyman with the Steamfitters Local 439. Chatham previously worked as a journeyman for the East St. Louis Carpenters Local 169.
Chatham is trustee for the Delegates for Southern Illinois Building Trades and has received the Community Service Award from Central Illinois Labor Trades.
Chatham earned a high school diploma from Belleville Township High School East and received an Apprenticeship Certificate of Completion from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters.