Paul and Kate Tauer
Paul and Kate Tauer, Colorado Parents’ of the Year 2004, have been married for over 47 years. They have successfully raised eight children, the second of who is currently serving as mayor of Aurora. Paul taught in public schools for thirty years and served as mayor of Aurora for 16 years (1987-2003). The Tauers have both exemplified a life service to family and community through their tireless volunteer efforts at school, community and civic organizations.