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   Daniel Gibson

Daniel Gibson, MSW
Chief Program Officer

The Lord’s Place


Daniel Gibson is Chief Program Officer at The Lord’s Place, Inc. in Palm Beach County, Florida. Throughout his 15+ years of experience in social services, he has led initiatives on homelessness and affordable housing and served as Director of Community Impact at United Way of Palm Beach County. Daniel is a past chair of Palm Beach County’s Homeless and Housing Alliance and helped write and introduce Palm Beach County’s current Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness. Daniel is a recognized leader in the community.  

His areas of expertise include program development, interagency collaboration, community-wide initiatives and systemic reform. Daniel’s deep commitment to others is based on the recognition that in order for communities to be safe and profitable, all citizens must have equal access to health, housing, employment and opportunity.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Yale University, and his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Barry University.


  • Armando Fana  **CHAIR
  • Roderick Huggins, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries
  • Kimber Heddon, Florida Department of Corrections
  • Orie Bullard, The City of Riviera Beach Reentry Center
  • Robert Graham, True Fast Ministries
  • Annetta Jenkins, Riviera Beach CRA
  • Melissa Lewis, South County Mental Health Center
  • Jennifer Loyless, Public Defender's Office
  • Roderick McLeod, Riviera Beach CRA
  • Terri Murray, Neighborhood Renaissance
  • Meredith E. Powers-Lupo, Veteran's Administration
  • Tamara Starks, PBC Sherriff's Office
  • Maggie Witherow, Matthew25 Ministries
  • Jessica Chiappone, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition


  1. Identify and establish resources for ex-offenders
  2. Analyze current sex offender and sexual predator restrictions for effectiveness and make any appropriate recommendations
  3. Recommend improved monitoring methods
  4. Increase opportunities for sex offender treatment in order to enhance public safety
  5. Educate the community and service providers about sex offender issues


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