Chuck Mayes is a former educator for Sikeston R-6 Schools.  He retired in 2020 after 30 years in K-12 public education where he served as a teacher, elementary principal, middle school principal, and for eight years as the Sikeston Chief Academic Officer/Assistant Superintendent working with curriculum, assessment, gifted education, and virtual learning.

Chuck is a lifelong resident of Southeast Missouri having graduated from Risco High School before moving to Sikeston to begin his career in public education.  He is married to his wife, Ronda, and they have two children.  His son Alex and daughter-in-law Lauren are both teachers for Sikeston.  His youngest son, Aaron, is a sophomore at the University of Alabama-Huntsville majoring in chemical engineering.

Chuck enjoys being active in his church, attempting home remodeling projects, playing in trivia contests, and spending time with his new grandson, Hendrix.