Meet Council Member: Paul Barger
Paul Barger is originally from Maryville, MO and moved with his family to Brookfield in 1993 for a position with the Brookfield R-III School District. He holds a doctorate of education degree from the University of Missouri. He began as a biology teacher and completed his career in education as the superintendent of the Brookfield R-III School District in June 2016 upon retirement. Paul’s passion for the community is in the forefront after spending several years with the children, parents, and educators in the Brookfield community. Wanting to continue serving the community and to see prosperity and growth with economic development and downtown revitalization he chose to run for City Council and was elected in April 2016.
Paul is married to Donna and they are parents to four daughters, Jayme DeVoy, Abby Wilkerson, Katie, and Claire. He has two son-in-laws, Blake DeVoy and Kyle Wilkerson and blessed with five grandchildren.
Term expires April 2022