The President today announced that he will nominate Jule M. Sugarman, of Atlanta, Ga., to be a Civil Service Commissioner. The President indicated that if confirmed by the Senate, Sugarman would be designated Vice Chairman of the Commission. Sugarman is currently assistant to the Chairman of the Civil Service Commission, a temporary position established to facilitate the transition to a new Commission.
He was born on September 23, 1927, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He received a B.A. from American University in 1950 and did graduate work there in municipal administration, organization, and management, and Federal budget administration.
From 1951 to 1957, Sugarman worked for the Civil Service Commission, first as a budget examiner, then as a program planner. From 1957 to 1959, he was a budget examiner for the Bureau of the Budget (now the Office of Management and Budget).
Sugarman served as a budget officer for the Bureau of Prisons, Department of Justice, from 1959 to 1962. From 1962 to 1965, he served with the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs at the State Department as a supervisory administrative officer, then Deputy Executive Director for Management Planning.
From 1965 to 1968, Sugarman worked for the Office of Economic Opportunity, as Deputy Associate Director for Program Policy Development, then as Project Manager for the Head Start program.
From 1968 to 1970, Sugarman was at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare as Associate Chief of the Children's Bureau, then Director of the Office of Child Development and Chief of the Children's Bureau.
From 1970 to 1974, Sugarman was administrator of the Human Resources Administration in New York City. From 1974 to 1976, he was chief administrative officer for the city of Atlanta. During 1976 he served on the Carter-Mondale transition staff.