Gary von Stange has been elected to the Shelburne Selectboard three times, in 2009, 2012 and 2015, each time for a three year term. For his vocation, Gary practices law and has done so for more than twenty years. His wife Nora von Stange is also an attorney. Together they work at their firm von Stange Law with offices in Burlington and Shelburne.
Before becoming an attorney, Gary worked as a Vermont public school teacher, Vermont high school varsity baseball coach, Vermont newspaper writer, performing musician, Director of Sales and Marketing at two Vermont real estate projects and was a business owner. Gary has been and remains active in Vermont charitable organizations and in local municipal government. From 2008 to 2009, Gary served on the Shelburne Planning Commission.
Gary has three children, the youngest of whom is a senior at Champlain Valley Union High School.