James R. Martin

james R. Martin

3rd District Commissioner


260 Elvern Dr.

Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Phone Number

  • Phone: 231-233-5062
  • Work: 269-983-7111, ext. 8095

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James Martin serves the residents of Berrien County's 3rd District: 

District 3 includes Part of Benton Charter Township

  •  Precincts 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6. 

Committee Service

Commissioner Martin currently serves on the Administration Committee.

Education, Service & Experience 

James Martin is retired. He previously served as a Commissioner in 1993-1994. He is a former Benton Charter Township Trustee and has served on the Board of Appeals and the Sewer and Water Committee. He has served on the Lake Township Board of Appeals in Lake County, Michigan, Berrien County Solid Waste Committee, Berrien County Personnel & Human Services Committee, and the Berrien County Administration Committee. He has multiple FEMA certifications, and other training certificates,  His sought the appointment of Berrien County Commissioner in April of this year to finish the term previously held by Don Meeks.  He wanted to serve the people of the district and to help keep the County moving forward.