House of Representatives

Representative Banz, Gary
District 101 -  Republican

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Capitol Address:
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Room  433
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 557-7395
Legislative Assistant:
Angie Robinson
(405) 557-7395
District Address:
11061 Canterbury Lane
Midwest City, OK 73130
(405) 769-5722

Measures Authored 2016

Measures Authored 2015

0:00 / 0:00


Majority Whip


A&B General Government, Vice Chair
Elections & Ethics
Tourism & International Relations

District Information

Click here to view the member's full district 101 map.

County(s) Represented in District


Municipality(s) Represented in District

Choctaw, Harrah, Midwest City, Nicoma Park, Oklahoma City

Zipcode(s) Represented in District

73020, 73045, 73066, 73110, 73130, 73141, 73150, 74857

Year Elected

Year: 2005

Term Limited

Year: 2016

Biographical Information

Gary is married to Linda and they have three children (all graduates of Midwest City High School) and six grandchildren: daughter Michelle and her husband Steve Livingston and their sons, Nathan and Caleb and daughter Hannah; son Mark and his wife Kim and their daughters Hailey, Maggie, and Lily; and daughter Mindy.


B.S., Southern Nazarene University, 1968
M. Ed., University of Central Oklahoma, 1973


Retired public school educator at Putnam City, Ada, and Midwest City High Schools


United States Army, 1968 - 1970
Awarded Army Commendation Medal, 1970

United States Army Reserve, 1982 - 1990
Awarded Army Achievement Medal, 1985


ALEC-National Board of Directors 2013
Oklahoma Honor Flights Executive Director 2009 - Present
NCSL-Task Force on Veterans Military Sustainability 2008 - Present
ALEC-Co-Chair Oklahoma Delegation 2006 - Present
Board of Directors - Science Museum Oklahoma 2007-2009
Board of Directors - USS Oklahoma Memorial
Defenders of Dreams Heritage Center Foundation, President
Board of Regents Rose State College 2001-2004
Oklahoma County Election Board 1999-2001
Mid-America Kiwanis Club of Midwest City, President 1998 & 2004
Oklahoma Presidential Elector 1996
4th Congressional District Republican Party Chairman, 1995-1997
Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Basketball Advisory Board, 1984-1991
Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association, President 1980


Oklahoma Academy for State Goals
Leadership Oklahoma Class XVII, 2003-2004
Midwest City Chamber of Commerce
Choctaw Chamber of Commerce
Leadership Midwest City Alumni
Oklahoma Coaches Association
Choctaw Church of the Nazarene
Midwest City Rotary
Kiwanis Club of Midwest City


2009 Oklahoma Veteran's Council Legislator of the year.
2004 Midwest City Chamber of Commerce Presidents Leadership Award
2004 Leadership Midwest City Alumni W.P. "Bill" Atkinson Community Service Award
1995 Oklahoma Bar Association Law-Related Education Teacher of the Year
1985 All-State Basketball Coach - Large East
1984 Coach of Oklahoma/Texas Faith 7 Benefit All-Star Game
1991 Fellowship of Christian Athletes
1981 High School Coach of the Year


House of Representatives, 50th Legislature to present