Gerry Pool graduated from Lincoln High School in Lincoln, Arkansas and soon after graduation married Billy J. Pool. After living in Oklahoma and Arkansas, they moved to Springfield, Missouri to attend Baptist Bible College. Upon graduation, Mr. Pool became a minister. Being a minister they lived in Iowa, Florida and Alabama. They moved to Republic from Alabama in 1981.
Mrs. Pool became interested in city government in 1984. She began attending all Board of Aldermen meetings. Mrs. Pool served on the Board from 1988 until 1990. Mrs. Pool was Mayor from 1990 until 1992. Mrs. Pool has served on many different boards and commission and served as a Council Member for Ward II from 2005-2017.
Mrs. Pool stated she has watched the population grow from a little over four thousand and she is looking forward to future growth and the 2020 census. Mrs. Pool believes Republic is a great place to live. As a citizen and a member of City Council, "Your concern is my concern."
Appointment Date: April 20, 2021
Expiration Date: April 19, 2025