Organization

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

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

Office of the Secretary

  • Secretary - Melissa A Wright, Acting Secretary
    • Chief of Staff - Grace Hong Duffin, Chief of Staff
      • EEO/Accessibility & Job Accommodation  - Kimberly Foy, Acting Officer 
      • Communications - Jessica Michael, Director
      • Grants Administration - Vacant
      • Hispanic/Latino Affairs - Silvia Villa, Director
      • Human Resources - Lynn Oda, Director
      • Inspector General - Michael McCotter, Inspector General
      • Internal Audit - Jane Hewitt, Chief Internal Auditor
      • Labor Relations - Justin Smock, Director
      • Legal Counsel - Daniel Dyslin, Acting Director
      • Legislative Affairs - Vacant
      • Security and Emergency Preparedness - Vacant
      • Strategic Planning and Performance - Vacant

Program Divisions

  • Assistant Secretary of Programs - Nélida Smyser-De León, Assistant Secretary 
    • Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse - Theodora Binion, Director
    • Division of Developmental Disabilities - Kevin Casey, Director
    • Division of Family and Community Services - Vacant
    • Division of Mental Health - Theodora Binion, Acting Director
    • Division of Rehabilitation Services - David Hanson, Director

Operations

  • Assistant Secretary of Operations - Matthew Hammoudeh
    • Chief Financial Officer - Dan Melliere, Acting Chief 
      • Contract Compliance - Fintan Fassero, Acting Chief
      • Budget - Robert Brock, Director
      • Fiscal Services - Vacant
    • Chief Information Officer - John Rigg
    • Chief Operating Officer - Kacy Bassett 
      • Business Services - Paul Hartman Jr., Acting Director
      • Contract Management - Vacant
      • Customer Support - Vacant
    • Clinical, Administrative & Program Support - Jim Hobbs, Director 
    • Procurement - William Strahle, Agency Procurement Officer