Some Biographic Information
Last Updated 5 AUG 2006
Brian Lee Gnad was born and grew up in the Barrios of East Los Angelis near the town of West Covina, CA. The fifth of six children born to Ralf and Lucille Gnad, the family moved to San Antonio when Brian was in his middle teen years. After this Brian lived in various places in Washington State, Texas and Oklahoma.
He now lives in Tulsa Oklahoma, where he works as a programmer for TouchStar Solutions building and maintaining mobile software systems for the energy industry. Aside from his professional activities he is active in a number of organizations. The professional include InfraGard
His recreational activities include Society for Creative Anachronism, The local Branch being the Barony Of Northkeep with a primary interest in Celtic Studies. In the SCA he is a member of The Great Dark Horde . When not studying history he likes to scuba dive with the Divers Alert Network.
His Public service activities Include The Oklahoma Emergency Management Agency, The Civil Air Patrol and The ARRL. He is a Amateur radio Operator call sign KB5TSI. He does volunteer work for the Tulsa Project Impact as a instructor for the new Citizen Emergency Response Teams (CERT) and as a American Red Cross Fist Aid instructor.
In June of 2006, Brian was appointed as the ARES District Emergency Coordinator for Creek, Rogers, Tulsa & Wagoner Counties in northeast Oklahoma.
Brian is also a member the order of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons He is a Past Master of Will Rogers Lodge #53 A.F. & A.M. And has been ordained as a minister of The Universal Life Church.
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