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Marketing and operations executive , mayor

Louis David Belcher, American Marketing and operations executive, former mayor. Recipient Outstanding Alumni awards Kellogg Community College, Outstanding Alumni awards Eastern Michigan U. College Business, Silver Elephant award Republican Party, Commendation Administrator Veterans Affairs, Commendation Ann Arbor Veterans Hospital; Bügermedaille, City of Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany; elected Mayor's Hall of Fame, 1995.


Belcher, Louis David was born on June 25, 1939 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Son of Louis George and Josephine (Johnson) Belcher.


Student, Kellogg Community College, 1959. Bachelor of Science, Eastern Michigan University, 1962.


With General Motors, Livonia, Michigan, 1962. Administrator University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1962-1963. With NCR, Lansing, Michigan, 1963-1969, Veda, Inc., Ann Arbor, 1969-1972.

Owner, vice president, treasurer First Ann Arbor Corporation, 1972-1983. Owner, chief finance officer Third Party Services, Inc. and Data Scan, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1983-1984. President, chief executive officer Data Scan, Inc., 1984-1986, Ann Arbor Rod & Gun Company, 1986-1988.

Partner Shipman, Corey, Belcher, Ann Arbor, 1984-1986. Senior assistant to president and director technical services Environmental Research Institute Michigan, 1988-1993. Owner, principal learning disabilities Belcher and Associates Management Consultant, since 1993.

Vice president Cybernet Systems Corporation, 1996-1997. President, Chief Executive Officer, owner, director Innovative Research Corporation, 1999—2007. Board directors Geosat Committee, Inc., Washington.

Corporation director M.W. Microwave, Inc., Ann Arbor, Environment Technology Corporation, Ann Arbor, Innovative Research & Services, Inc. Advisory board directors Michigan Consolidated Gas Company. Executive committee Annual Conference Earth Observations and Decision Making - A National Partnership, Washington, since 1988, Annual International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, since 1990, Thematic Conference Geological Remote Sensing, 1990, Annual Thematic Conference Coastal and Marine Environment, since 1992.

Co-founder, director Ann Arbor Information Technology Zone, 1999.


Member City Council, Ann Arbor, 1974-1978, mayor pro tempore, Ann Arbor, 1976-1978, mayor, 1978-1985. Member advisory council region 5 Small Business Administration, Detroit, 1982-1986. President, board directors University Michigan Theatre, 1983-1985, Marcel Marceau World Center for Mime, Inc., Ann Arbor, 1986-1989.

Board directors Michigan Theatre Foundation, Ann Arbor, 1986-1992. Member national Republican campaign team, 1980. Served to captain Air National Guard, 1956-1970.

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Air Force Association, United States Conference Mayors (past president), Michigan Conference Mayors (chairman), American Society for Photogrammertry and Remote Sensing, American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics, Ann Arbor Club.


Children: Debora Louise, Sheri Lynn, Stacy Elizabeth. Married Jane Elisabeth Dillon, May 8, 1987.

Louis George Belcher

Josephine (Johnson) Belcher

Jane Elisabeth Dillon

Sheri Lynn Belcher

Stacy Elizabeth Belcher

Debora Louise Belcher