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Gary McVey

Gary McVey

Position No. 7

Expiration 12.31.2021
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Biography

Education:

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies/Writing, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota
Bachelor of Science in Journalism with emphasis in Public Relations, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Work Experience:

Poulsbo City Council Member, elected November 5, 2019, sworn in December 4, 2019
Poulsbo City Planning Commissioner, November 2017 – November 2019
City of St. Paul Minnesota, District 11 Planning Council Member, 1988 – 1992

Business and Non-Profit Experience:

President, McVey Marketing Inc., a marketing consulting firm based in Poulsbo
Senior Communications Consultant, University of Minnesota
Associate Vice President for Research and Planning, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota
Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Hamiline University, St. Paul, Minnesota
Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Minnesota’s Private Colleges, St. Paul, Minnesota
Media Relations Director, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota
News Bureau Director, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota

Community and Volunteer Experience:

Past Board Member and Membership Committee Chair, Poulsbo-North Kitsap Rotary Club
Past President and Board Member, Jewel Box Theatre, Poulsbo

I was born in Long Beach, California and raised in Cincinnat, Ohio. I attended undergraduate college in Utah. I have spent most of my career in Minnesota, before relocating to the Poulsbo area for the first time in 2007. I have been a Poulsbo resident since 2015 and a Poulsbo area resident for more than 10 years. My parents lived in Poulsbo for more than 20 years.

Committees

  • Finance Administration
  • Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council Liaison (Alternate)
  • Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council Transpol Liaison