Gary Rychard (Sublimity, Oregon) has deep roots with Santiam Hospital & Clinics – it’s where he was born. He has spent more than 60 years as a resident of the Santiam Canyon. His career includes work in law enforcement and as a volunteer firefighter. He has also worked in and emergency medical services, including 25 years of working on ambulances with Santiam Hospital & Clinics. He is currently the Director of Safety-Security & Health Services at North Santiam School District. Gary is a former City Council Member for Sublimity, and has served on many local boards, including the Sublimity Fire Department and the Sublimity Harvest Festival. He currently serves on the board of the Lyons Fire District. Gary looks forward to helping Santiam Hospital & Clinics continue its growth and ability to provide high-quality healthcare to the region.