Rita Anne Payleitner
Elected Since 2011
Rita lives in St. Charles with her husband (STC high school sweetheart) Jay. They have five children: Alec (wife Lindsay), Randall (wife Rachel and sons Judah and Gideon), Max (wife Megan and children Jackson and Reese), Isaac (wife Kaitlin and children Emerson and Nolan), and Rae Anne. Over the years the Payleitners have also shared their hearts and home with 10 foster babies.
Rita currently serves as Chair of the Government Services Committee and as Council liaison on the St. Charles Housing Commission. Additionally Rita attends the monthly St. Charles Intergovernmental meetings. She avails herself to regular meetings with developers and citizens’ groups. Consistently attending of Chamber and DSCP events keeps her in the loop with local businesses. Previously Rita was Council liaison to the St. Charles History Museum, served on the Liquor Control Commission, and assisted City staff, tri-city leaders, Kane County, and CMAP on developing the community study “Homes for a Changing Region”.
Outside of her City duties Rita belongs to Noon Kiwanis and is, along with her family, an active member of Christ Community Church.
“I’m embracing this as my season in life to serve the City of St. Charles and I’m forever grateful to my family and Ward 2 citizens for allowing me the honor.”