Representative Gibbons




Joseph “Joe” Gibbons was born on September 23, 1948 in New York City and attended Calvin College, where he graduated with a degree in general studies in 1970. After graduation, he attended the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, from which he received a Masters of Public Administration in 1974. He then worked for IBM as a salesman for eight years, receiving the IBM 100% Club Presidency for his high sales achievements. He moved to Florida in 1994 and started the Gibbons Consulting Group, of which he is the President. Gibbons served as a Hallandale Beach City Commissioner from 2003 to 2006, when he was elected to the legislature.

Representative Gibbons is currently a member of the Florida House of Representatives, he was elected in 2006 in District 105. He was re-elected without opposition in 2008 and 2010. Following the reconfiguration of the districts, Gibbons was redrawn into the 100th District in 2012, where he is now serving his final term. Gibbons is term-limited and cannot seek another consecutive term in the Florida House of Representatives. He has been filed to run for the Broward County Commission in the 6th District, which consists of southeastern Broward County, stretching from Pembroke Pines to Hollywood and Hallandale Beach.

He serves on the Full Appropriations Committee (Ranking Member), Health Innovation Committee (Ranking Member), Business and Professional Regulations Committee, Health and Human Services Committee, Joint Legislative Budget Committee, and the Select Committee on Gaming.


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2015 HERI Multi-Disciplinary, Multi-Institutional and Community-Based (MMC) Grants Program for Health Equity Research & Research Infrastructure

Dear Colleagues and Community leaders:
 
The Florida Health Equity Research Institute (HERI) is pleased to announce the 2015 HERI Multi-Disciplinary, Multi-Institutional and Community-Based (MMC) Grants Program for Health Equity Research & Research Infrastructure. Click here to find the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for this grants program.  The following Question & Answer Session has been scheduled to address investigators’ questions about this FOA:


Date and Time:
February 10, 2015, 11:30am-1:00pm EST
Dial-in Instructions:
712-432-0360 
Access Code: 909059#
 
All questions about the HERI MMC Grants Program should be directed to:
 
K. Cameron Schiller, MS
Research Programs Coordinator
HERI Research Core
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610
Phone: 352-273-7310
Email:  HERIResearchCore@gmail.com
            
All questions about the online application process, technical support and related issues (e.g. username and password problems) should be directed to:
 
Hope Davis, Grant Manager
Solix Grant Management Solutions
Phone: 913-322-9449
Email:  HERIMMC@solixinc.com ..

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