Gary W. Banz taught in public schools of Oklahoma for 28 years where he developed and used Article V 4u2 Amend in his classroom. His teaching and coaching assignments were at Putnam City, Ada, and Midwest City High Schools.
A Kansas farm boy by birth, Banz moved to Oklahoma in 1963 for his college education at Southern Nazarene University and the University of Central Oklahoma.
He was drafted into the United States Army in the summer of 1968 and later spent eight years in the United States Army Reserve.
On 12.12.12, as this game was produced for publication, Banz was beginning a fifth two-year term as a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.