Councilman Caverly Elected President of the Missouri Municipal League, Advocates for Cities Statewide
Founded in 1934, the Missouri Municipal League (MML) is an organization that provides training, resources and legislative advocacy at the state and federal levels of government to Missouri municipalities. The group currently serves more than 640 municipalities and provides a united voice for cities across Missouri. MML membership elected City of Maryland Heights Councilman Chuck Caverly as President during the organization’s virtual annual conference earlier this fall. Through this position, Councilman Caverly will continue his work in advocating for municipalities and strengthening local government across the state.
Caverly was elected to the Board of the Municipal League of Metro St. Louis and served as president in 2017-2018. Following that, he was elected to serve as vice-president of the Missouri Municipal League in 2019.
Councilman Caverly is serving his sixth term with Maryland Heights, having first been elected to office in April 2010. This is the culmination of more than two decades of service to the City beginning in early 1995.
Caverly was appointed as a member of the City of Maryland Heights' Beautification Commission in January 1995. He moved on to the Planning and Zoning Commission in 1998 where he served until his election to the City Council in 2010.
A graduate of Truman University, Caverly is employed as a botanist and Director of Business and Industry Development at Native Landscape Solutions. He is a member of Holy Spirit Church and an Eagle Scout and Silver Beaver Award recipient. Chuck and his wife, Kerry, have two sons, Captain D. Austin Caverly, United States Army, a graduate of the Citadel, and Isaac Caverly, who received his Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa. They have one daughter-in-law, Anne; a beautiful granddaughter, Ellie; and a grandson, Charles Gardner Caverly III.
Congratulations, Councilman Caverly! To learn more about the Missouri Municipal League, please visit www.mocities.com.