Rev. Gary Sneller, retired pastor (2014) with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ); 18 years as pastor of Cedar Christian Church here in Cedar Rapids (flooded in 2008); during my years as pastor in Cedar Rapids I was active on the Linn County Correctional Chaplaincy Board; my special interest as a volunteer at R.I.S.E. is assisting felons in the restoration of voting rights; I also play trombone in the New Horizons Band and the Dixie Notes Plus Dance Band. My wife’s name is Diane; we have two daughters and 3 grandchildren. My hometown is Pella, IA.