About Me: Gary Martin Sawyer was born to Martin and Lola Sawyer on 1st May, 1959 in Cherokee Sound, Abaco. As a Pentecostal, he attends the Church of God in Man-O-War Cay and is the proud father of two, daughter Crystal Eve Sawyer Albury and son Dylan Martin Sawyer.
Education: At an early age, Gary’s family moved to Man-O-War Cay, Abaco. He was educated at the Man-O-War All-Age Public School. He later pursued various courses in Business Administration.
Civics/Social: Gary Sawyer has served his community and his country in other capacities. Prior to the introduction of local government, he served his community on the Board of Works for many years. He also served as a member of the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) from 2002-2007. Mr. Sawyer is a supporter of many charitable organizations and remains actively engaged in many community activities and is considered a strong advocate for bringing about positive change for the enhancement of a better Bahamas and in particular, South Abaco.
Professional/Career: Mr. Sawyer has started numerous businesses that are still in operation throughout Abaco and other islands of The Bahamas. These businesses have provided employment for many Bahamians. Mr. Sawyer believes in the empowerment of Bahamians and has demonstrated this through his business practices.