Hearing on PR21-322, DCHR Director Ventris Gibson Nomination


PR 21-322, Director of the Department of Human Resources Ventris Gibson Confirmation Resolution of 2015

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public roundtable of the Committee of the Whole on PR 21-322, “Director of the Department of Human Resources Ventris Gibson Confirmation Resolution of 2015.” The roundtable will be held at 10:30 a.m., or immediately following the preceding hearing, on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.

The stated purpose of PR 21-322 is to confirm the appointment of Ventris Gibson as Director of the District’s Department of Human Resources (DCHR). The purpose of this roundtable is to receive testimony from public witnesses as to the fitness of this nominee for the position of Director of DCHR.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or to email Christina Setlow, Deputy Committee Director, at csetlow@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Monday, October 5, 2015. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on October 5, 2015 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the roundtable. Witnesses should limit their testimony to five minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses. Copies of PR 21-322 can be obtained through the Legislative Services Division of the Secretary of the Council’s office or on http://lims.dccouncil.us.

If you are unable to testify at the roundtable, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Written statements should be submitted to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 410 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2015.