Gary has been a Plano resident for over 30 years and is a retired engineer from General Electric and Siemens. He has spent over 25 years as a member of Kiwanis - a worldwide service organization with emphasis on helping children - and has served four times as President of the Kiwanis Club of Plano. Gary is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Texas Ramp Project (TRP). A 501c3 non - profit organization, TRP builds wheelchair ramps for people that can not afford them. Prior to serving on the Board of Directors of A Christian Food Pantry, Gary was a volunteer at the pantry.