District 2 Candidate
Gary Harris is a native of Cooper County, graduating from Prairie Home High School.
He worked his way through college, graduating with Honors from CMSU with a B.S. degree in Agri Business. He was City Administrator, and City Engineer for the City of Boonville for several years. Some of his accomplishments there included helping start and Promote the Cooper Howard County Port Authority, promoting and building the Boonville Airport, finishing a secondary sewage treatment plant, and negotiating land acquisition from the State of Missouri for a new City Services facility. He also served on The Mid Mo Regional Planning Commission.
Gary is retired after a lengthy career with MFA Oil Co. where he served in Management, and then as an Auditor and Fraud investigator.
Gary and his wife Janet own and live on a farm South of Boonville. They have a daughter LeAna, and two granddaughters.
Gary is seeking re-election because he loves Rural Missouri, and cares about the people who live here. He has been a strong supporter of CoMo Connect from the beginning, and is pleased to promote, and watch, as it continues to grow and become more important to CoMo, to the CoMo Members, and the citizens of this area.