Mr. Gammill is a Mountain View native and is President of Gammill Oil Company. He earned a bachelor of science in education from Arkansas State University.
“I am honored to serve on the Ozarka College Board of Trustees,” said Trustee Gammill. “Ozarka College provides the citizens of our communities with college and career opportunities that enhance the lives of students and their families. I look forward to helping Ozarka College continue our mission of ‘providing life-changing experiences through education.’”
His appointment filled the vacancy left by Mr. Larry Sullivan of Mountain View when his term expired in July. The Board of Trustees includes Mr. Dennis Wiles of Horseshoe Bend – chair, Mr. Bob Evins of Cherokee Village – vice-chair, Mr. Ben Cooper of Melbourne, Mr. Paul Weaver of Violet Hill, Mr. Jack Yancey of Brockwell, and Mrs. Darla York of Salem.
“Trustee Gammill is a highly qualified and respected new member of our Board of Trustees,” said Ozarka College President Dr. Richard Dawe. “It will be a pleasure quickly acclimating him to Ozarka College and I look forward to working with him and our very dedicated Board of Trustees as we continue to advance the College. I want to also voice my deepest appreciation for Mr. Sullivan. Larry’s steadfast commitment to the College continues and he will certainly be missed as a Board member.”
Mr. Gammill has served on the Board of Directors for the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, acting as both Vice President and President. He has also been Chairman of the Stone County Council on Tourism, Vice President and President of the Stone County Area Industrial Development Commission, Commissioner and Chairman for the Mountain View Airport Commission, Vice President and President of the Stone County Razorback Club, Chairman of the Finance Committee at First United Methodist Church, and has served on the North Central Arkansas Regional Economic Development Corporation.
He currently serves on the Ozark Folk Cultural Center Commission at the Ozark Folk Center, the board for Mountain, Music and Motorcycles, the Board of Directors for Stone County Area Industrial Development Commission, the Vital Link advisory board for Stone County, and is Chairman of the Trustee’s Committee at First United Methodist Church.
Gammill and his wife Paula have two children: daughter Lacey Gammill Vanemburg works as a Registered Nurse in Mountain Home, and daughter Callie Gammill Taylor is a MSRN and works as a County Health Nurse for Stone and Izard County. Paula Gammill has worked in the Mountain View School District since 1988. The Gammills also have one grandson, Tucker Timothy Taylor, who will be three this year.