Joey A. Gibbons – 2013 Student Advisory Council Representative, Europe
Joey A. Gibbons was born in Sarasota, Florida. He joined the U.S. Army in 1980. He served over 26 years in positions of increasing responsibility, both overseas and in the United States, cumulating as the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Force Health Protection Office at the Europe Regional Medical Command. He was awarded the Legion of Merit and is a recipient of the Order of Medical Merit (O2M3). He currently works for the Installation Management Command-Europe (IMCOM-E) as a Current Operations Specialist in Heidelberg, Germany.
Joey completed an Associate of Arts in General Studies from University of Maryland University College (UMUC) in 2002. In 2004, he completed a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies at UMUC. In 2006 he earned a Master of Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma. He graduated from the Army Management Staff College, Civilian Education System (CES) Intermediate Course in 2009 and the CES Advanced Course in 2010. In 2012 Joey completed a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from UMUC, and he is currently pursuing his third bachelor’s degree from UMUC, in communications.
Joey is an active community and university volunteer, serving in the following roles:
- Coach, UMUC Coaching Undergraduates for Success and Persistence (CUSP) program
- Instructor, American Red Cross
- Member-at-Large and former president, American European Racquetball Association
Joey enjoys helping people, and as an advocate for the student body, he serves on the UMUC Student Advisory Council.