John Schuster was sworn into office by Mayor Richard Magee as interim Alderman for Ward III at the regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen on Monday, November 4, 2013. Mayor Magee appointed Mr. Schuster at the Board meeting on Monday, October 21 with the appointment then unanimously approved by the Board of Aldermen.
Alderman Schuster filled the vacancy created by the resignation of Alderman Deb Voss, and was re-elected to a full term following the April 8, 2014 election. Alderman Schuster will serve a full term, ending in 2016. He previously served as an Alderman for Ward III, and as Mayor of Glendale from 2001-2005. More recently, Alderman Schuster has served as the appointed City Treasurer. Alderman Schuster decided to run for office following the end of the interim term.
Alderman Schuster is an active member of the St. Louis County Municipal League, Mayors of Small Cities, the Boundary Commission, and the St. Louis Fire Commission.