Board of Directors

Meet the Team

Board Members


Gary Ferguson - Founder and CEOGary Ferguson – Founder and CEO

Gary Ferguson is a highly decorated Vietnam combat veteran (Tet 1967 – 1968)

"Pathways for Veterans was created as a non-profit 501(c)(3) to help other veterans understand the VA resources and offerings. The Pathways program will enroll you in transformational activities that help guide you along the way."

View detailed documentation of Gary Ferguson's military service . . .


Scott McCullough - Regional Director, Spokane, WAScott McCullough – Board Member

Scott is a devoted father of two beautiful young children and adoring husband. He has had a long and varied career path including but not limited to his work as a firefighter in the USAF, youth counselor, drug rehab counselor for Florida Corrections, special events coordinator for Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida, real estate broker and jobs in various construction related fields. Scott graduated from the University of West Florida with a masters degree in psychology. He is USAF and a Desert Storm Veteran (1990-1991).

His dedication, commitment and true compassion for others has led him to join the Pathways team. He has found his calling for life. The PATH he was meant to follow and is ready to aid you on the beginning of your Journey.


Karen SykesKaren Sykes – Board Member

As a board member, Karen brings an unparalleled willingness to serve others to the team along with a long standing love for organic farming. She will be converting her community garden to aquaponics farm and invite others to join her on her journey.

Her intention since then has been to go out into the surrounding communities and help others build and start growing their own organic food and promote Self Sustainability.

Pathways for Veterans Organic Farm Program is improving the health mentally, and physically for those Vets in the program. Giving them a sense of accomplishment; selling what they grow, feeding their families, and a new found love of community for the good of themselves and "Mother Earth."

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