Organization

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

Office of the Secretary

  • Secretary - Michelle R.B. Saddler, Secretary
    • Chief of Staff - Grace Hong Duffin, Chief of Staff
      • Civil Affairs - Anna D'Ascenzo, Director & Acting Deputy General Counsel
        • Accessibility & Job Accommodation - Anna D'Ascenzo, Acting Director & Acting Deputy General
      • Communications - Tom Green, Director
      • Grants Administration - Alfredo Calixto, Director
      • 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 - Brian Dunn, General Counsel
      • Legislative Affairs - Randy Wells, Director and Deputy Chief of Staff
      • Security and Emergency Preparedness - John Mack, Acting Director
      • Strategic Planning and Performance - Joan Small, Director

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 - Dyahanne Ware, Director
    • 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 - Carol Kraus 
      • Contract Compliance - Jim Orum - Director
      • Budget - Robert Brock, Director
      • Fiscal Services - Michael P. Layden, Director
    • Chief Information Officer - Vacant
    • Chief Operating Officer - Kacy Bassett 
      • Business Services - Melissa Wright, Director
      • Contract Management - Bradley J. Howard, Director
      • Customer Support - Jeff Pyle, Acting Director
    • Clinical, Administrative & Program Support - Jim Hobbs, Director 
    • Procurement - William Strahle, Agency Procurement Officer