Gary Pannett - Mayor, District C
Gary Pannett is a long time resident of Hanford. He has been married for over 37 years and is a proud father of four children; two sons and two daughters, all born in Hanford. His wife and children all graduated from Hanford High School. Gary is a man of faith; committed to his family, education, and the community.
Gary has owned and operated a small business and also served in management for a large corporation. He is a multiple subject credentialed Vocational Instructor with over 14 years of teaching experience. Before being elected by the people of District “C” (to work on behalf of the city he loves) he served as a Hanford Planning Commissioner for 6 years and as a Trustee for the Hanford Joint Union High School District where he held the positions of Clerk and Board President. Gary has extensive relevant experience as a community volunteer, youth and children’s leader, Band Booster President and a Grant Funding Committee member for the Hanford Police Department. Gary also served as a Public Safety Volunteer with the Kings County Sheriff’s Department and the Hanford Police Department, and served honorably in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era.
He is dedicated to moving the City of Hanford forward through a focus on economic development, public safety and downtown revitalization. Gary welcomes your insights and ideas.