President: Gary Wood


Gary Wood is the Chief Operating Officer of a National Recruiting Company that is based in Houston, TX.  For the last 20 years he also has dedicated his energy and efforts on working with many local nonprofit and charitable LGBT organizations. He currently is on the Board of the Montrose Center and President of Outreach United.  Through these efforts of philanthropy Gary was given the incredible honor of being named the Grand Marshall of the Houston Pride Parade in 2010 and continues to be recognized as a leader of the GLBT community for his volunteerism, fundraising and activism. He feels that his greatest successes are still to come and is dedicated to get more people involved in organizations that profoundly help the GLBT community.

Board of Directors


OutReach United is managed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. These dedicated officers work to fulfill the chapter’s mission, grow the organization, provide benefits to its members, and manage the day to day activities of the club. 

Our Board


  • President: Gary Wood

  • Vice President: Bryant Johnson

  • Vice President: Lee Ingalls

  • Treasurer: JR Valdez

  • Secretary: Bob Briddick