Gary lives in Dent village and became a Trustee for the Centre in 2022. He very much enjoyed our Learn to Meditate day and is keen to support the centre as a community asset and in its charitable objectives of teaching meditation to all and promoting mental wellbeing. Before retiring, Gary was involved in the Fire Sector for over 40 years including working for West Yorkshire Fire Service, the Anchor Trust and was the Fire Safety Officer at Lancaster University.

Gary is involved in the local community and serves on Dent Parish council. He also Chairs the Policy and Resources Committee. His hobbies include keeping fit, walking, cycling, skiing and  motor homing.