Former State Rep. Gary Chandler is AWB’s vice president of government affairs. He is the association’s chief lobbyist and directs its legislative and regulatory programs.
As a legislator, Chandler co-chaired the House Agriculture and Ecology Committee and served on the Natural Resources and Transportation committees during the last legislative session. He was first elected to the legislature in 1990 from Moses Lake and served in a legislative seat once occupied by his father, Glyn.
Chandler has also been a member of AWB’s Board of Directors. He owns The UPS Store in Moses Lake.
He was a hay farmer, apple orchardist, former manager of the family’s farm implement dealership and Grant County Commissioner.
Chandler and his wife, Deborah, live in Moses Lake.