The leader of the village. And the local politician. The mayor like any other is usually voted that way not always due to popularity or leadership skill but usually having the most influence and power in the village. Many times it's the local business man, but not always. Many of the mayors are moderately stand up people who do actually work for the good for the village. There are other mayors who are above and beyond like the Mayor of Razin, who are strong leaders, earn the most respect and have secrets that are actually beneficial. There are other of the opposite end of the spectrum like Mayor Ming of the Mobile town . Drawing their money locally in general tends to make them more prone to corruption.