Thomas Daniels was awarded his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Iowa in 1948 and is now chief of technical management in a U.S. Army program to implement new concepts in navigation and position finding. He holds the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal, the Army's second-highest civilian award, for his technical and managerial skills.
A resident of Oakhurst, New Jersey, Mr. Daniels has long been active in community service and leadership. He has devoted much time to wide-ranging programs for urban development, jobs for the unemployed, and gainful opportunities for youth. He is vice president and a member of the executive committee of the board of directors of the Monmouth Community Action Program, Inc., the antipoverty agency for Monmouth County, New Jersey. During the "hot summer" of 1967, Mr. Daniels headed a special committee whose objective was to reduce racial tensions in Monmouth County.