Steve Gaugel was elected Alderman of the 4th Ward in the Consolidated Election April 7. Steve grew up in St. Charles, attending St. Charles schools from kindergarten through high school. A graduate of the University of Illinois, he has worked in the procurement and supply chain field for more than 20 years and is currently Purchasing Manager at JB Industries in Aurora.
This is not Steve’s first experience serving the community. He was a member of the Comprehensive Plan Task Force from 2011 to 2013 and then was appointed to the Plan Commission in January 2014.
Steve and his wife, Jennifer, have four children, Elizabeth, Julia, Charlie and Brigita. Steve has been active in coaching baseball, softball and football with his kids teams, and enjoys attending all their activities. He also is an avid jazz fan who once played the saxophone in a band that opened for Ray Charles at the Norris Cultural Arts Center.