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H. Richard Robertson, American federal agency administrator. Certified rehabilitation counselor. Recipient certified appreciation Office Civil Rights, San Francisco, 1986, 87, 88, Secretary's Special Service award Department of Health and Human Services, 1988.


Robertson, H. Richard was born on January 29, 1950 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States. Son of Ben Nicholson and Lila Alice (Chichester) Robertson.


Bachelor, East Carolina University, 1972. Master of Arts in Education, East Carolina University, 1974. Postgraduate certified, University Tennessee, 1974.

Communicology certified, Gallaudet University, 1976.


Counselor, Reinhardt Psychiatric Association Virginia Department Rehabilitation, Alexandria, 1974-1976. Special assistant President's Commission Equal Employment Opportunity for Handicapped, Washington, 1976-1978. Team leader office civil rights Department of Health and Human Services, San Francisco, 1978-1986, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome coordinator, since 1986.

Consultant various federal agencies and departments, since 1986, Indian Health Services, Gallup, New Mexico, since 1988.


Volunteer Stop Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, San Francisco,1985-1986. Committee member of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Awareness Month, Los Angeles, 1986-1988. Member advisory board California Council Partnerships, 1987-1988.


  • Other Interests

    Victorian house renovation, weightlifting.