Bill Gilles

Stillwater School Board

Welcome to my site! Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me and my ideas for District 834. As a father of 3, who will have a child in the district for the next 16 years, I have a vested interest in making our schools the best they can be. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about who I am or what I stand for.


  • Married to St. Paul native Kelly; met at Battle Creek Dog Park. Still going strong after three dogs, three kids, two houses, and three careers.
  • Father of three children, ages 8, 4, and 2.
  • 20 years of non-profit management experience
  • Small business owner
  • MBA from Notre Dame, MIS degree from Carlson School of Management
  • Through non-profit work, organized river and community cleanups for over a decade

  • Helped organize MN caucuses in Stillwater and Forest Lake