Re-elected to a second term in 2017
Councilmember Jill Gaebler, District. 5 Representative
107 N. Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 385-5483
Get to Know Jill
A Message from Jill
It is an honor to serve as your City Council representative in District 5. I want to hear from you and strive to be accessible and responsive to you.
Council offices are on the 2nd floor of City Hall. The schedule and locations for upcoming office hours are listed below. If you are unable to attend office hours, you can always call City Hall and schedule an appointment. I look forward to hearing from you!
As the former Development Director for Greccio Housing, a local nonprofit, Jill Gaebler is an advocate for a connected community. She co-founded Colorado Springs Charter Academy, a public school in District 5, and currently serves on the boards of the Pikes Peak Library District’s Foundation, the Downtown Development Authority and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments. In addition, she is a member of the Fountain Creek Watershed, Flood Control and Greenway District and Homeward Pikes Peak boards.
During her term as Board President at Colorado Springs Charter Academy, Jill oversaw the $7 million purchase of the school campus and led the school during significant state budget reductions. During her tenure at Greccio, she raised over $2.5 million to provide affordable and safe housing for hundreds of low-income families in Colorado Springs.
Jill arrived in Colorado Springs in 2000 after seven years as an Air Force officer, where she served as contracting officer.
She and her husband of 27 years are raising their two teenagers in the Patty Jewett neighborhoodA geographic sub0area within the city that contains but is not limited to residential land uses. The extent of a neighborhood is variable and may be defined by tradition, organizational boundaries, the period of building and development, or subdivision patterns. Neighborhood boundaries may include such features as major streets or other physical elements..
Jill received her bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Arizona.