Get to know Gary Bechtel


Age:  61

Hometown: Lived in Macon all his life.

Family: Wife Laura, Daughter Tarver and son-in-law Justin Mills, Son Sam

Occupation: Real estate salesman

Former or current elected office: Bibb County School Board, 2001-2012; Bibb County Commission 2013-2014; Macon-Bibb County Commission 2014-2018; Macon Water Authority 2017-2018

Former or current leadership roles: Macon-Bibb County Planning & Zoning Commission, Macon Bibb Land Bank Authority, Methodist Children’s Home Foundation, Volunteer Macon board president, 1989 Leadership Macon graduate, First Presbyterian Church deacon, Association of County Commissioners of Georgia board of managers, Georgia Professional Standards commissioner