Gary Hogsett

City Commission
Title: Commissioner
Phone: 620-779-0233

  • Professional Engineer, Kansas, 1990 (11653)
  • Professional Engineer, Missouri, 1991 (E-24858)
  • Certified in Energy Management, Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
  • Lighting Certified, National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP)
  • LEED Accredited Professional, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
Professional Organizations/Associations
  • 2012 Worldwide President, Association of Energy Engineers
  • Association of Energy Engineers, Region IV Vice-President
  • Illuminating Engineering Society, Topeka Chapter (Past President)
  • Illuminating Engineering Society, Kansas City Chapter (Past President)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers
Mr. Hogsett has 33 years of experience in making old buildings more energy efficient and sustainable. He has served as the State Energy Engineer for the State of Kansas. Through his employment with companies such as Armco Steel, Johnson Controls, Burns & McDonnell, Tetra Tech, and CBRE, he has performed energy analysis studies for more than 4,000 buildings. He has engineered and managed several hundred multidisciplinary energy management projects involving lighting and lighting controls, steam systems, compressed air systems, HVAC, high-efficiency condensing boilers, chillers, cooling towers, ground source heat pumps, wall insulation, roof insulation, and replacement windows.

Mr. Hogsett and his wife, Dr. Anne Hogsett, are also old house enthusiasts and have personally renovated old homes, as well as a downtown historical building. Mr. Hogsett is also a popular speaker and has given more than 300 presentations regarding energy management and sustainability. He has been selected as a speaker at the World Energy Engineering Congress on twelve different occasions, and has won nine Toastmasters International public speaking contests at the District and Regional level.

  • Bachelors of Science, Industrial Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1980
  • Masters of Science, Industrial Engineering, Energy Management specialty, Oklahoma State University, 1984

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