Paul Gibson, Democrat

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Residential address: Cloverdale Drive Greensboro, NC 27408 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? Incumbent Age: 66 Campaign website or blog: (link) Occupation and employer: Paul Gibson Sales, (textile and apparel sales) Previous elective experience(including election campaigns):Guilford County Commission, 1984-1988, 2004-2008, 2008-2012 (including chair in2007 and vice chair in 2005)

Civic and volunteer experience(including service on local government commissions and boards): Board liaison, Guilford Center (mentalhealth/substance abuse services); chair, Jail Construction Advisory Committee; boardliaison, Greensboro Public Library Board of Trustees; member, Guilford CountyAudit Committee; co-chair, Reducing Recidivism in Guilford County Jails StudyCommittee; member, Guilford County Family Justice Center Task Force (domesticand sexual violence prevention); Court Watch of North CarolinaAdvisory Board; NC Sentencing & Policy Advisory Commission; NC Associationof County Commissioners, board of directors; NC Justice Reinvestment TaskForce; chair, NC Association of County Commissioners Justice & PublicSafety Steering Committee; Army XVIII Airborne Corps

Education: BA in political science, Guilford College

Where were you born? Greensboro

Paid consultants working on campaign: None Campaign manager: Kim Ketchum Treasurer: Self

Stories about this candidate:

Guilford commission race in District 5 presents distinct choice (link)