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Department of the Army Nomination of Alan J. Gibbs To Be an Assistant Secretary.

April 07, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Alan J. Gibbs, of Haworth, N.J., to be Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations and Logistics). Gibbs is deputy commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Human Services.

He was born on June 12, 1938, in Chicago Heights, Ill. He received a B.S. degree (1960) and an M.A. degree (1963) from the University of Illinois.

From 1963 to 1966, Gibbs was a field labor-management relations examiner for the National Labor Relations Board in Baltimore. From 1966 to 1968, he was a technical assistance officer for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and from 1968 to 1970, he was area director of Alabama and Tennessee for the Commission. He received the EEOC's meritorious service award for his work in developing affirmative action programs.

Gibbs served as assistant administrator of the New York City Health Services Administration from 1970 to 1972, where he reorganized the district health services and installed new program budgeting and management reporting systems.

He was first deputy commissioner of the New York City Department of Health from 1972 until 1974, when he became deputy commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Human Services.

Jimmy Carter, Department of the Army Nomination of Alan J. Gibbs To Be an Assistant Secretary. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243186