I am honored to serve as an at-large member of the Champaign City Council.


Born and raised in Champaign, I've made my life here, am a proud product of Champaign Unit 4 schools, own a home here, work for the University of Illinois, and have been involved with the community in various capacities over the years.


Here's a little bit more about me:


Name: Matthew L. Gladney


Birth: Born at Burnham Hospital, Champaign IL

Getting Personal: News-Gazette interview

Residence: 1003 W. John St. in Champaign


Family: Spouse, Ashley Rodman


Occupation: Benefits Counselor, University of Illinois



Champaign City Council member  (2015 - present)

40 North Arts Council board member  (2015 - present)

McKinley Foundation Board of Directors (2013 - present)

Champaign County Board member (2006 - 2010)

Citizens Advisory Committee on Jury Selection (2008 - 2010)

Chair, Justice & Social Services Committee (2008 - 2010)

Champaign County Head Start Policy Council (2007 - 2010)

Habitat for Humanity volunteer (2006)

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