Organization

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

The following is an outline of our agency's organization:

Office of the Secretary

  • Secretary - Grace B. Hou
    • Chief of Staff - Ryan Croke 
      • Assistant for Special Projects/Deputy Chief of Staff, Hina Mahmood
      • Civil Affairs, EEO/AA - Ganapathi Ramaswamy, Director
      • Communications - Meghan Powers - Director
      • General Counsel - John F. Schomberg
      • Grants Administration - Sessy Nyman, Director
      • Hispanic/Latino Affairs - Elizabeth Diaz Castillo, Director
      • Inspector General - Peter Neumer
      • Strategy, Equity and Transformation - Drea Hall, Director
      • Internal Audit - Amy DeWeese, Chief
      • Legislative Affairs - Andre Jordan, Director

Program Divisions

  • Assistant Secretary of Programs - Kia Coleman 
    • Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery - Danielle Kirby , Director
    • Division of Developmental Disabilities - Allison Stark, Director
    • Division of Family and Community Services - Tim Verry, Acting Director
    • Division of Mental Health - Diana Knaebe, Director
    • Division of Rehabilitation Services - Rahnee Patrick, Director

Operations

  • Assistant Secretary of Operations - Dulce Quintero 
    • Chief Financial Officer - Robert Brock
      • Budget - Tiffany Blair, Director
      • Fiscal Services - Connie Sabo, Director
    • Chief Operating Officer - Francisco Du'Prey
      • Business Services - Paul Hartman, Director
      • Chief Information Officer - Mike Scott, Acting
      • Contract Administration - Gary Kramer, Director
      • Clinical, Administrative & Program Support - Jennifer Aring, Director
      • Procurement - Jean Sandstrom, Agency Procurement Officer
    • Human Resources - Scott Viniard, Director
      • Labor Relations - Lori Simmons, Director