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11/5/2018 - Mayor Ganim Appoints New Member to Bridgeport Civil Service Commission

Mayor Joseph P. Ganim
Bridgeport, CT

For Immediate Release 
November 5, 2018

For More Information:
Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201

Press Release

Mayor Ganim Appoints New Member to Bridgeport Civil Service Commission

Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today has appointed Dr. Herron Gaston as a new member to the Bridgeport Civil Service Commission. Dr. Gaston is the Associate Director of Admissions & Recruitment at Yale University Divinity School and Pastor of Summerfield United Methodist Church in Bridgeport.

“Dr. Rev. Gaston is a long-standing resident and servant to the Bridgeport community,” said Mayor Ganim. “He is committed to ensuring upstanding working conditions and best practices for City employees and prospective hires.”

Dr. Gaston is a former lobbyist and legislative analyst. Dr. Gaston has served in the Governor's Office in Florida as a Gubernatorial Fellow, and has worked for a cadre of politicians at the local, state, and national level. Herron is interested in the intersection of law, religion, and ethics. Dr. Gaston holds degrees in political science, public administration, public policy, and divinity. Dr. Gaston is also the founder and director of the Gaston Justice Coalition Group, LLC a faith-based, non-profit organization comprised of pastors, ministers, churches, educators, and community leaders whose mission is to address critical issues and reduce violence and incarceration, particularly in inner-cities.