A life-long resident of Brookfield Township. He received a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice attending both Penn State and Youngstown State Universities. Trustee Lees is employed as a Trumbull County Juvenile Court Probation Officer. He serves on the Trumbull County Democratic Party Executive Board and is a recipient of awards from the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare and the National Center of Small Communities. Gary became a Brookfield Township Trustee in January 1998. He has a son, Vincent.