Joshua Douthit


County Board Member District B


County Board

Additional Appointments

Capital Improvement Advisory, Effingham Co Community Dev. Corp., Effingham Regional Career Foundation, Chamber of Commerce, LWIA 23 CEO Board, Alliance


Josh Douthit is the Chairman of the Board.

Josh was first elected in 2022 as the board representative for District B which encompasses the precincts of Douglas 4, 5, 6, and 7.  Born and raised in Effingham County, Josh currently resides in the city of Effingham. 

Josh’s mission as an elected County Board member is to make Effingham County a leader in downstate Illinois with ensuring public safety, furthering economic development, expanding education, and increasing employment opportunities.  He places great emphasis on his faith, family, and community and is honored to lead the board in serving each elected official and furthering the conservative values of Effingham County.

Joshua Douthit


ph: 217-821-4982

508 North Cleveland
Effingham, IL 62401