Meet Councilmember Gary Sherwood
Councilmember Gary Sherwood was elected in November 2012 to represent Glendale’s Sahuaro District and began his term on January 15, 2013. Sherwood is currently a member of Glendale’s Sustainability Committee; serves on the Board of Directors of the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority and serves on the National League of Cities Transportation Infrastructure and Services Policy and Advocacy Committee. Councilmember Sherwood is also an active member of the Glendale Historical Society and a member of Glendale Civic Pride’s board of directors.
Councilmember Sherwood’s previous volunteerism with the City of Glendale includes serving as chair of the Personnel Board, and as chair of the Planning Commission; as an evaluator for From the Heart; a member of Glendale’s Water & Sewer Task Force; and a graduate of both Glendale University and the Glendale Citizens Police Academy. Sherwood has also held leadership roles in such organizations as the YMCA and the Ironwood High School Boosters, and is a 24K Gold Award Donor with United Blood Services.
Councilmember Sherwood holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, emphasis in marketing, and a Master’s degree in Industrial Management, and has a strong background in program development, finance and marketing.
Sherwood is a native of Michigan, and has lived in Glendale since 1979. He and his wife Patrice, an account executive, have one son, Kyle Sherwood, 23, who was named Arizona’s Leading Young Entrepreneur in 2012.
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