Nickles Approved Roque Gerald Based On His Successful Interview with Post’s Jo-Ann Armao

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DC Citypaper found a set of emails that show that the Fenty administration relied on the Post’s Jo-Ann Armao’s opinion in vetting their pick to lead the troubled Child and Family Services Agency. When interim director Roque Gerald set up an interview with Armao, Nickles wrote to Fenty in February 2009: “This is Roque’s chance to prove himself.”

A few days later, Nickles asked Fenty and then-City Administrator Dan Tangherlini if they were ready to move forward with Gerald’s appointment. “Armao interviewed him and said she ‘liked him,’” Nickles wrote

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