Mr. Gary Barnes, who holds his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, is owner of Barnes Rocks and Barnes Resources, LLC in Springfield. He previously worked for Navistar for more than 15 years in several divisions as a foreman, supervisor, and superintendent. He is a member of the Springfield Twp. Zoning Committee and of Sacred Heart Church in New Carlisle.
Mr. Barnes and his wife of 28 years, Cynthia – a tutor at Reid School – have two daughters. Alexandria is a Shawnee High School graduate and senior at West Virginia University. Gabrielle is a sophomore at Slippery Rock University. First appointed in 2014, Mr. Barnes is serving his first elected term, which expires December 31, 2019.