Former Urban Fellows have gone on to become leaders in a variety of fields both in the public and private sector.
Deputy Mayor for Health and
Class of 1985-1986
Linda Gibbs is the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services for Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. In her current role, Gibbs oversees the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Human Resources Administration, Administration for Children's Services, Department of Homeless Services, Department for the Aging, Health and Hospitals Corporation, Department of Correction, Department of Probation and Department of Juvenile Justice. Prior to her appointment in 2006 as Deputy Mayor, Gibbs was the Commissioner of the Department of Homeless Services. Gibbs also was Deputy Commissioner for Management and Planning at the Administration for Children's Services, Project Director at the Vera Institute of Justice, and Deputy Director of the Mayor's Office of Management and Budget. Gibbs received a BS at the State University of New York at Potsdam and a JD at the State University of New York at Buffalo.