Department of Health and Human Services
Lance Robertson was named Assistant Secretary for Aging and head of the Administration for Community Living at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in August 2017. Before joining HHS, he served as Director of Aging Services at the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. Prior to that, he spent 12 years at Oklahoma State University where he co-founded the Gerontology Institute and served as the executive director of the nation’s largest regional gerontology association. Robertson earned his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. He is a veteran of the United States Army.