GARY MCPHERON Director of Government Affairs– Gary is a painter from Local 1020 out of Lima. He joined this Local in 1978 and completed the apprenticeship program through District Council 6. Joining the IUPAT made Gary a proud third-generation Union painter. Gary served his Local Union in various offices throughout his time served which includes multiple terms as President. He has always enjoyed the Political arena and served two terms as vice chair of his County party. He is honored to serve as DC 6 and looks forward to continuing to navigate the Political world in service of the membership.