Bob Gettings has been a homeowner in Madison Heights since 1987 and a 1970 graduate of Madison High School. He is a graduate of Macomb County Community College with an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Recreation Leadership, and also a graduate of Wayne State University holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation and Park Services.
Bob worked as an employee through a Federal Program for the City of Madison Heights in the summer of 1967 and was later an employee of the City of Madison Heights as Recreation Coordinator from the summer of 1969 until he retired in July of 2001. He has been a member of the Madison Heights Jaycees, Volunteer Coach for the Little League Football Association, Volunteer Coach for Little League Baseball and also Volunteer Coach for Youth Basketball. Bob served three years on the Community Round Table and eight years on the Madison Board of Education.
Bob served as City Council Member from November 2009 to November 2013, and returned again to fill a vacant seat most recently in August of 2015.