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Jimmy Carter: Civil Service Commission Nomination of Ersa H. Poston To Be a Commissioner.
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Jimmy Carter
Civil Service Commission Nomination of Ersa H. Poston To Be a Commissioner.
May 4, 1977
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Jimmy Carter<br>1977: Book I
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The President today announced that he will nominate Ersa H. Poston, of Albany, N.Y., to be a Civil Service Commissioner. Ms. Poston is a member and former President of the New York State Civil Service Commission.

She was born on May 3, 1921, in Paducah, Ky. She received a B.A. from Kentucky State University in 1942 and an M.S.W. from Atlanta School of Social Work in. 1946.

In 1946 and 1947, Poston was community organization secretary for the Hartford (Conn.) Tuberculosis and Health Association. In 1947 and 1948, she was teenage program director for the West Side Branch of the YWCA in New York City, and in 1948 and 1949 she was young adult program director for the Clinton Community Center in New York. She was assistant director of the Center in 1949 and 1950, and director from 1950 to 1953.

From 1953 to 1955, Poston was field secretary for the New York City Welfare and Health Council. From 1955 to 1957, she served as assistant director of the New York City Youth Board in the office of the mayor of New York.

Poston was area director for the New York State Youth Commission from 1957 to 1962 and youth work program coordinator for the New York State Division for Youth from 1962 to 1964. In 1964 and 1965, she served as confidential assistant to then Gov. Nelson Rockefeller.

From 1965 to 1967, Poston was director of the New York State Office of Economic Opportunity. She was president of the New York State Civil Service Commission from 1967 to 1975, and has been a member of the Commission since then.

Poston was the first woman recipient of the National Urban League Equal Opportunity Day Award in 1976. She received the U.S. Civil Service Commission Citation of Official Commendation and Praise in 1976. She received the National Achievement Award of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Clubs in 1967.



Citation: Jimmy Carter: "Civil Service Commission Nomination of Ersa H. Poston To Be a Commissioner.," May 4, 1977. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=7445.
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