Human Relations Commission

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  • Alex Reichert, Chairperson
  • Jason Dunn, Vice-Chairperson
  • Ed Bryant
  • Tina Meier
  • Barbara Gellman
  • Donalee Gastreich
  • Jessica Ross- Sutton
  • Randy McKinley, Police Chief
  • Tom Besselman, City Council Liaison
  • Dan Borgmeyer, Mayor
  • Chuck Lovelace, Secretary & Staff Liaison


The purpose of the Human Relations Commission is to:

  • Promote respect, harmony, and understanding throughout the St. Charles community.
  • Endeavor to eliminate prejudice among citizens, groups, agencies, and departments within the City.
  • Promote mutual understanding and respect among all social, racial, religious, cultural, and ethnic groups in the community. 

2nd Annual Step-Up and Sleep-Out

In the St. Louis area, 45% of homeless youth have been turned away from shelters due to lack of capacity. Helps us end youth homeless with the Youth In Need's Young Professionals Group (YPG) at the 2nd Annual Ste-Up and Sleep-Out event on Saturday, November 1st. 

For information on becoming a sponsor, sleeping-out, or creating a fundraising page to end youth homelessness, contact Autumn Shepherd, Community Engagement Coordinator, at or (636) 757 - 9334.

17th Annual St Charles City Lights

Learn more about the City Lights contest.  Information about the 17th Annual 2020 Contest Coming Soon!  Winning displays and interactive map for 2019 listed here:
City Lights Winning Displays
Interactive Map of Winning Displays

Human Relations Award

Respect-Harmony-Understanding . The 2020 Human Relations Award for service year 2019:

Multicultural Reading Day

Learn about our recent 2019 reading day held at St Charles City Libraries on March 9, 2019:

Discover St. Charles

Learn more about the Human Relations Commission by watching our Discover segment.

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