Chris Cloudman

City Commission
Title: Mayor
Phone: 386-626-7105
Mayor Cloudman

Mayor Christopher Cloudman was appointed to Seat 4 of the City Commission in September of 2014 and was unopposed and re-elected to the seat in 2016 and 2020. He decided to run for Mayor in 2022 after the retirement of longtime Mayor Robert F. Apgar.

Chris and his wife Megan have two daughters, Emily and Isobel. They enjoy spending time out in the community with family and friends, attending and volunteering at local charity events and everything that makes DeLand the "Athens of Florida".

Mayor Cloudman obtained his Bachelor of Science in Recreation from the University of Florida and Master of Business Administration from Stetson University. He is currently employed with Cenergistic as an Energy Specialist. 

Cloudman served four years on the city’s Planning Board before being appointed to Seat 4 of the City Commission. In addition to serving as a commissioner, he also represents DeLand on the River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization Board, East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, River of Lakes Heritage Corridor Management Entity, Florida League of Cities Transportation and Intergovernmental Legislative Policy Committee, Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council and the Florida Municipal Pension Trust Fund.

Chris’ community service extends beyond his involvement with city government. He is a recent Past President of the Rotary Club of Downtown DeLand, a Mentor and Advisory Committee Chair of the FUTURES Foundation Take Stock in Children Program, a volunteer with the Millennium Musicians youth music program and a member of the DeLand Middle School Advisory Committee.


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