DHS Organization

Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services consists of six executive level offices and seven different program offices. All of the offices, and the deputies in charge of them are listed below. To learn more about each program office please explore the links under "Related Topics". If you are looking to contact the department please email or call us at 1-800-692-7462.


Executive Offices   

Executive Deputy Secretary Leesa Allen
Office of Administration Carolyn Ellison
Office of the Budget Ronni Burkhart
Office of Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Patricia Allan
Office of eHealth Partnership Martin Ciccocioppo
Office of General Counsel Doris M. Leisch
Office of Legislative Affairs Kristin Crawford
Office of Policy Development Lindsay Mauldin
Office of Press and Communications Ali Fogarty



Program Offices

Office of Child Development and Early Learning Tracey Campanini 
Office of Children, Youth and Families  Amy Grippi (Acting)
Office of Developmental Programs Kristin Ahrens
Office of Income Maintenance Lisa Watson
Office of Long Term Living Kevin Hancock
Office of Medical Assistance Programs Sally Kozak
Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Valerie Vicari (Acting)