CACS Welcomes Gary Ray to the BOD

Friday, April 29, 2016

Gary Ray is a local Insurance Agent at Farmers Union Insurance Agency. He has a wife, Annette and 3 children; Angela, Robert, and Mark. He enjoys fishing, pheasant hunting, Twins baseball, and rock & roll music.

We asked Gary a few questions to understand why he chose to serve on the board at CACS:

Q: Looking back on your life, who influenced you most and in what ways?

A: My Parents. They encouraged me to believe in myself and to respect others. I was taught to never shy away from a challenge and to always put forth my best effort.

Q: What are your reasons for serving on the CACS Board of Directors (readers will be interested, so please be detailed)?

A: I accepted the invitation to serve on the CACS Board as a way to share my experience, strength, and hope for the future for those in need of these highly specialized services. I am forever grateful for the counselors who many years ago helped me begin my own recovery from drug addiction and feel this is an excellent opportunity to give something back.

Q: What is your vision for CACS?

A: To help improve the overall lives of the residents within our communities by offering professional specialized services for those needing them.

Q: What would you like others in the community to know about CACS?

A: Counseling services are just a fraction of what goes on here. CACS affiliation with the many important programs that positively impact “at risk” youth living in Central South Dakota is another very important role this organization fulfills.

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