Lance Allen Robertson

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Lance Allen Robertson
Lance Allen Robertson official photo.jpg
Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Aging
Assumed office
August 11, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Kathy Greenlee
Personal details
Born (1971-03-16) March 16, 1971 (age 47)[1]
Spouse(s) Lori
Children 2
Education Oklahoma State University
University of Central Oklahoma

Lance Allen Robertson (born March 16, 1971)[1] is a United States Army veteran, university administrator, and government official who currently serves as Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Aging).[2] Prior to assuming his current role, he served as Oklahoma's Director of Aging Services from 2007 through 2017. Robertson was previously an administrator at Oklahoma State University, executive director of PartnerShips for Aging, and president of the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities.[3][1]

Biography[edit]

Robertson was raised by his grandparents in Wellston, Oklahoma. He received a B.S. in business at Oklahoma State University in 1993 and a Master's of Public Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2015. Robertson is a veteran of the United States Army.[1]

Robertson co-founded the Gerontology Institute at Oklahoma State University, serving as its director from February 1994 to June 2005. He has also served as executive director of PartnerShips for Aging, a gerontology association. In June 2007, Robertson became Oklahoma's Director of Aging Services. He served in that position until being confirmed as Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Aging) in August 2017. He has also served as the president of the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Bewig, Matt (July 13, 2017). "Assistant Secretary for Aging: Who Is Lance Robertson?". AllGov. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  2. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts". The White House. June 19, 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  3. ^ Coburn, James (June 22, 2017). "Trump appoints Edmond man to key position". The Edmond Sun. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  4. ^ Tapia, Eriech (June 30, 2017). "Edmond man nominated by Trump for national position". The Oklahoman. Retrieved 17 July 2017.

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