Jim Curran

Jim Curran

Jim Curran

11th District Commissioner


1347 LaSalle Avenue
Niles, MI 49120

Phone Number

Home: 269-684-7084

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Jim Curran serves the residents of Berrien County's 11th District. 

District 11 includes: 

  • Bertrand Township 
  • Niles Charter Township - Precincts 3, 4, 5 and part of 2

Committee Service

Jim Curran sits on the Administration Committee as its Chairman and serves as the Board's Sergeant at Arms. He also serves on the: 

  • 911 Advisory Board
  • 911 Quality Assurance Committee
  • County Public Safety Communication Center Operations Committee
  • Disaster Planning Committee
  • Local Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC)
  • Southwest Michigan Planning Commission

Experience, Service, & Experience

Commissioner Curran is a retired Michigan State Police Detective Sergeant assigned to fire investigations.  In addition, he is retired from his privately owned and operated fire and explosion investigation firm.  Jim is recognized as an expert in origin and cause of fire or explosive incidents. He is active in many service organizations in the Niles Area. He formally served on the Brandywine School Board where he had held various offices including president. 

Personal Life

He and his wife Diana have been married for over 35 years, have three children and two grandchildren.