Mt. SAC Board of Trustees


Dr. Gary Chow

Mr. Gary Chow, Member
Area 2

Mr. Gary Chow, a Walnut resident, was appointed interim trustee on June 13, 2018.

Chow represents Area 2, which encompasses Covina, West Covina, north Walnut, and San Dimas. He was elected to the Board in the general election on November 6, 2018.

Chow is a Certified Public Accountant for Tinana & Chow, CPAs, with technical expertise in corporate, partnership, trust and individual taxes. He also is a Registered Investment Advisor for GT Management Group Inc. focusing on cash flow generating investment strategies using option contracts.

Chow serves as chair of Walnut Valley Unified School District’s bond oversight committee. He also sits on Mt. SAC’s Community Facilities Plan Advisory Committee and acts as the financial advisor for the Mt. SAC Foundation. He also served as a City of Walnut Stadium Task Force member in 2008.

Chow is the current treasurer and a board member for the SGV Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit which supports Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, U.S. military members and local educational institutions in the San Gabriel Valley.  He is the treasurer for the Golden Eagle District of the Boy Scouts of America and also the Chartered Organization Representative for BSA Troop 737.

In 2015, he received the District Award of Merit for the Golden Eagle District of the Boy Scouts of America and in 2017 received the Silver Beaver Award from the Greater Los Angeles Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Chow graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from UCLA in 1974 and attended California State University at Los Angeles, where for two years he studied Accounting.

(elected 2022)