Gabe Kearny


Gabe Kearney has been a member of the CYD Executive Committee since 2008. He is currently the Immediate Past President. He has held the office of President, Parliamentarian, and Chair of the LGBT Caucus.

Having lived in Petaluma since childhood, Gabe has a strong passion for all things Petaluma, and Sonoma County. He was appointed to the Petaluma City Council in March 2011, and was elected to a full four-year term in November of 2012. When not tending his duties as a Council member, Gabe works for the Burning Man organization overseeing Safety for the annual Burning Man event in Nevada.

After graduating from Casa Grande High School, Gabe completed his paramedic training at Mendocino College and studied Healthcare Administration at the University of San Francisco. Prior to being on the Petaluma City Council he worked in radio and was the co-host of the morning show on what is now Y100.9 in Santa Rosa.

In his free time Gabe enjoys spending time with his dog Brick, and watching sporting events.

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