Daniel Gaschke has represented the 7th District on the County Board since October 2018.
He currently serves as chair of the board’s Planning, Development & Extension Education Committee, and also serves on the board’s Executive Committee, the Mental Health/Alcohol/Other Drugs Committee, the Land & Water Conservation Committee, and the Racial & Ethnic Equity Commission.
In the past, Gaschke also has served on the board’s Human Services Committee, Legislative Committee, and the Public Works/Facilities Committee.
Gaschke and his wife, Emilie, are adoptive and former foster parents who since 2010 have owned and operated a local small business, Kindermusik with Emilie, a music school offering small-group music and movement classes for children and private music lessons for all ages.
Gaschke has also worked in education and mental health care — as house manager of a community-based residential facility and as an academic adviser and instructor at Shepherds College, a post-secondary school for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He has also worked as a painting contractor.