Rep. Mike Marron is a small business owner and operates a family farm with his father in rural Vermilion County. He served as the Chairman of the Vermilion County Board, where he was responsible for managing and administering the daily operations of Vermilion County’s $40 million annual budget. Previously, he represented District 2, and then served as Vice Chair of the Vermilion County Board. He also previously served as Supervisor of Pilot Township.
Rep. Marron was a member of Governor Rauner’s transition team on agriculture issues; having previously served as Vice Chair, Secretary-Treasurer, and as a Representative of District 7 for the Illinois Soybean Association. He was a five-time representative of Illinois Farm Bureau and the Illinois Soybean Association to Capitol Hill in Washington. He has also served as an ISA ambassador to Brazil, and China and has also participated in multiple trade missions, including to Haiti, Colombia, Mexico, and Ghana.
In addition to his service to Illinois agriculture and to the citizens of Vermilion County, Rep. Marron is an active leader in the community. Mike had previously served as Chair for the Danville Family YMCA fundraising campaign, as a member of the Danville Public Library Foundation Board of Directors, and as a member of the Bismark Lion’s Club and the Royal Sons of the American Legion.
He resides in Vermilion County with his wife and daughter.