Gary Broetzman is a member of Lions District Colorado 6 West and has been a Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank board member since 2012.
He received a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s degree from Stanford University.
Gary worked for several years in designing water resources projects before joining the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington in 1971 where he helped develop the first national water quality management program. He later had the opportunity to become director of the state water quality management program in Colorado during the 1980s. He then joined a non-profit organization in 1991 where he organized and facilitated local collaborative processes for addressing water quality problems in several states.
Gary was raised on a dairy farm in Wisconsin. He moved to the Glenwood Springs area in 1999 where he has been living since. He is active in his church in Glenwood Springs and with various other community organizations mostly associated with expansion of bike trails in that region. He and his wife Bonnie have three children, six grandchildren and one great grandson. He has been active in Lions since joining the Glenwood Springs Lions Club in 1999 including past president of the club and district governor of 6W in 2010-2011.