Daniel Gaschke has represented the 7th District on the County Board since 2018.
Gaschke has served as chair of the board’s Planning, Development & Extension Education Committee and chair of the Land & Water Conservation Committee.
He has also served on the board’s Executive Committee, Human Services Committee, Legislative Committee, Public Works & Facilities Committee, Mental Health/Alcohol/Other Drugs Committee, and the Racial & Ethnic Equity Commission.
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 and has earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree.