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Donald Alan Gonya

Donald Alan Gonya, American Retired lawyer ( law: pract. & administration, Retired)Administrative and regulatoryPension, profit-sharing, and employee benefitsretired lawyer. award Pres. Served as First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1957-1960. Named Outstanding Younger Federal Lawyer, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1969.

Background

  • Gonya, Donald Alan was born on August 13, 1934 in Berlin, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Joseph Wilson and Winifred (Devlin) Gonya.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University New Hampshire, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1963.

    Career

    • Bar: N.H. 1963. Assistant regional attorney Office of General Counsel, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1963-1970, regional attorney Office of General Counsel, Philadelphia, 1970-1973, deputy assistant general counsel Office ofGen. Counsel, Social Security Division, Baltimore, 1973-1977, acting assistant general counsel Office of General Counsel, Inspector General's Division, Washington, 1977-1978, deputy assistant general counsel Social Security Division, Baltimore, 1978-1979. Acting associate commissioner Office Hearings and Appeals, Social Security Administration, Arlington, Virginia, 1979.

      Assistant general counsel Office of General Counsel, Social Security Division, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, 1979-1986, chief counsel, Social Security Division, 1986-1994.

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1957-1960. Named Outstanding Younger Federal Lawyer, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1969.

    Connections

    • Married Suzanne DuRant Gonya, November 28, 1959. Children: Jeffrey Keenan, Karen Roof Nickles, Gail Elizabeth.
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