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Gerald Eugene Matthews

Gerald Eugene Matthews, American health care executive. Recipient Certified of Appreciation, Flint Board Education, 1987, Certified of Commendation, City of Flint, 1988.

Background

  • Matthews, Gerald Eugene was born on October 25, 1943 in Michigan City, Indiana, United States. Son of Andrew and Cassie Mae (Thomas) Matthews.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Michigan, Flint, 1978. Master of Social Work, University Michigan, 1980. Certified in education, University Michigan, 1983.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1984.

    Career

    • With General Motors Corporation, Flint, 1965-1977. Records officer Genesee County Community Agency, 1982. Employment counselor Opportunities Industrialization, 1982.

      Social worker Hamilton Family Health Center, 1983-1984, administrator, 1984-1985, executive director, since 1985. Instructor Mott Community College, since 1985. Consultant Federal Housing Urban Development, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1980.

      Research consultant National Congress Economic Development, Washington, 1983-1984. President Multi-C, Inc., Flint, 1982-1983.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

    Religion

    God alone is the Creator and is alone to be worshipped. The creation was made by God alone, and is to be respected and cared for but not worshipped.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Christians should promote healthy marriages, raising loving children, and in getting along with everyone around them—including their enemies.

    Membership

    Member City of Flint Human Relations Commission, 1987, Democratic 7th Congressional District Black Caucus, Flint, since 1989. Member board trustees New Paths, Inc., Flint, 1988. Commissioner Genesee County, since 1989.

    Member political action committee Mott Community College, since 1987. With United States Army, 1962-1965. Member Michigan Primary Care Association (board directors since 1985), Michigan Society Planning Officials, Michigan Public Health Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, collecting jazz recors, reading, writing.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Sue Skelton, October 30, 1965. Children: Gregory Eugene, Corwin Rashied.
    • father: Andrew Matthews
    • mother: Cassie Mae (Thomas) Matthews
    • spouse: Carolyn Sue Skelton
    • children: Gregory Eugene Matthews
    • Corwin Rashied Matthews
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    Born October 25, 1943
    (age 74)
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