Gary rejoined the Board in 2018 having previously been a member in 2014. Gary began his working life at 15 years of age, as did many in his peer group. He started as a spray painter, finishing up at the Ford Motor Co. Truck Plant. After Ford, the Australian Regular Army was Gary's second career, for 20 years as a regular soldier, then eight years as a reservist soldier and officer. After his Army time, Gary decided on a third career as a podiatrist. After completing his undergraduate course, he worked for the Shepparton Foot Clinic for two years, before starting is own practice in Seymour 10 years ago.