Mayor and City Council

Meet the Mayor

Herm Becker – Mayor 

Herm Becker currently serves as the White Cloud City Mayor. Herm was a former Postmaster who retired in 2012 after 41 years with the Postal Service.  He spent two years on active duty with the Marine Corps and served seven years as an active reservist. Herm has served on the City Council for most of the past 30 years.  He became the Mayor Pro Tem in 2019 and was appointed to Mayor in April of 2021. Herm serves on the White Cloud Area Fire Board for approximately thirty years and has also served in the past on the White Cloud Sherman Utilities Authority board, the tax board of review, and the zoning board of appeals.  In addition, he has been on the ‘Bridging Generations’ Fund Board with the Fremont Area Community Foundation for five years.

Herm grew up in White Cloud and lived here until he was about 15 years old. He moved back to White Cloud in 1987, after marrying and starting a family.  He has 6 children, 3 girls in their thirties, and 3 boys in their twenties. He is looking forward to his youngest coming home on his first military leave next week. His son is currently serving in the Marine Corps as well.  Herm is a long time resident and advocate for the White Cloud Community!

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