Charles is serving his third term on your County Council. Previously, Charles served a two-year term on the inaugural Council from 2011 to 2013. He returned to office in January of 2017. He resides in Barnhart, with his wife of 41 years, Sharon. Charles and Sharon have one married daughter, Sarah. They live with "Man’s best friend", their dog, Maynard.
Career & History
Charles is a former chief maintenance machinist, now retired from Marquette Tool and Die Company in St. Louis.
Charles was elected by his peers as the First Vice-Chairman of the newly formed County Council in 2011. He also served in this leadership capacity in 2017 and 2018. In 2019 Charles was elected as Chairman of the Jefferson County Missouri, Council. Charles was elected to serve as Vice-Chairman of the County Council again in January 2021.
In addition to his public service on the County Council, Charles has served as a board member of the Rock Township Ambulance District. He is a retired officer in Lodge 688 IAMAW, a member of the Sons of the American Legion Squad 0238 and a former World Champion kart racer.