Community Services Administration Nomination of William W. Allison To Be Deputy Director.
The President today announced that he will nominate William W. Allison, of Atlanta, Ga., to be Deputy Director of the Community Services Administration. Allison is executive administrator of Economic Opportunity Atlanta, a community action agency serving Atlanta and four adjacent counties.
Allison was born September 10, 1933, in Nashville, Tenn. He received a B.A. degree from DePauw University in 1958 and an M.P.A. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1966.
From 1958 to 1961, Allison was an instructor and chairman of the American School at the University of the Philippines, and from 1961 to 1963 he was a research assistant at the university. From 1964 to 1965, he was associate director of the American Friends Service Committee in High Point, N.C.
In 1965 Allison was director of program development for the Community Council of the Atlanta Area, Inc. During the summer of 1966, he was community involvement coordinator for Morehouse and Spelman Colleges in Atlanta.
Allison has been with Economic Opportunity Atlanta since 1966, as associate administrator of program development and planning from 1966 to 1968, deputy administrator in 1968 and 1969, and executive administrator since 1969.
Jimmy Carter, Community Services Administration Nomination of William W. Allison To Be Deputy Director. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243391