Village of Bethalto
213 N. Prairie St., Bethalto, IL 62010
(618)377-8051 (Phone)
(618)377-5264 (Fax)

Village Trustees



Gary D. Bost is a lifelong resident of Bethalto where he was a 1983 graduate of Civic Memorial High School. He received an Associate in Applied Science from Lewis and Clark Community College in 1985. He worked for the Madison County Sheriffs Office for 20 years, retiring in 2016 as the jail superintendent. He is currently employed as a data analyst working for the DEA St. Louis Division. Bost has been involved in many community development projects including 8 years as program director with the Boys and Girls Club and several years with American Legion baseball. Gary and his wife Kim live in Timberwood Estates Subdivision. They are the parents of two sons and have three granddaughters.


Brady Dugger is a lifelong citizen and contributor to the community. A 2001 graduate of Civic Memorial High School, he attended Lincoln college and Southwestern Illinois College studying construction management. He was the Bethalto Boys & Girls Club Youth of the year in 2001. Brady and his wife Tiffany have three children, Ellie, Evan and Brenna. Brady is a member of the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals and construction manager for Dugger Swimming Pools, his family-owned, Bethalto-based business operating for more than 50 years. Brady is also a member of the Knights of Columbus.


David Gibbons is a 60-plus year resident of Bethalto and a CMHS graduate. He has owned and operated an insurance agency in Bethalto since 1980. He and his wife Brenda have been involved in numerous civic programs through the years as Bethalto residents. They have two children and three grandchildren and reside on Fairway Drive in Bethalto.


Maria (Bickmore) Perkhiser is a lifelong Bethalto resident, employed at Winchester Ammunition for 25+ years in the Sales & Marketing Department.  She received an Associate in Applied Science degree from Lewis & Clark Community College.  She has supported many non-profit organizations in the community including:  Hospice of Southern Illinois-One Heavenly Evening, event coordinator, Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois-Capital Campaign, Team Coordinator, Metro East JDRF Golf Tournament-Board Member, Bethalto Community Day Care-Board Member and Gatekeepers of Bethalto and Madison County-Secretary and is an active member of the Bethalto United Methodist Church.  Maria and her husband Nat have a married son and two grandchildren.  



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