Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs Proclaims Well being and Human Companies Cupboard Members for Incoming Administration

Angelena Iglesia

December twenty seventh, 2022

Josselyn Berry
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PHOENIX –  Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs is making her first spherical of bulletins of a number of members of her cupboard. With a confirmed monitor document of success and years of experience, these are the devoted professionals who will run Arizona’s well being and human providers state companies and assist construct an Arizona for everybody. Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs will announce further cupboard members within the coming days.

“These are among the finest minds Arizona has to supply, and I’m proud that they’ve chosen to serve the individuals of Arizona by my aspect” stated Governor-Elect Hobbs. “As a social employee, I do know firsthand the significance of those essential companies to the lives of the individuals who want them. I’m assured that this group of gifted people has what it takes to rework our state’s well being, social, and security techniques in order that they work for everybody throughout Arizona.”

Cupboard Members:

Carmen Heredia – AZ Well being Care Price Containment System (AHCCCS)
Carmen Heredia at present providers because the CEO of Valle del Sol, a group well being heart and behavioral well being supplier group. She has served as a member of quite a few well being care and group boards advocating for entry to high quality care and schooling for susceptible and underserved populations. A graduate from Arizona State College with a Grasp of Social Work and a certificates in finance from Stanford College, Carmen lives in Mesa together with her husband and three youngsters.

Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs Proclaims Well being and Human Companies Cupboard Members for Incoming Administration

Angie Rodgers – Division of Financial Safety (DES)
For the previous ten years, Angie Rodgers has been the President and CEO for the Arizona Meals Financial institution Community (AzFBN). Rodgers brings greater than 25 years’ expertise in public coverage analysis and advocacy specializing in human providers. Previous to becoming a member of AzFBN, Rodgers served in numerous capacities for the Arizona Division of Financial Safety (DES), enhancing baby and household welfare providers by advocacy and coverage initiatives, community-based partnerships, interagency coordination, allocation of federal sources and grant administration. Rodgers was additionally Governor Janet Napolitano’s Human Companies Coverage Advisor, the place she was instrumental in growth of high-level baby and household welfare providers coverage and price range negotiation for practically $750 million in state sources, in addition to directing the state job pressure on the Earned Earnings Tax Credit score. She earned her Grasp’s Diploma in Social Work at Arizona State College and Bachelors’ Levels in Criminology and Sociology from the College of Kansas. Angie has 4 superb youngsters and two candy canines.

Angie Rodgers

Matthew Stewart – Division of Baby Security (DCS)
Matthew Stewart is an Arizona native, starting his profession in public service as a baby security specialist. Stewart labored his manner up within the Division and was entrusted with statewide administration obligations for years. He has consulted extensively each domestically and nationally to information necessary adjustments in baby welfare. Stewart is devoted to main a return to a tradition of working collectively to assist youngsters, youth and households in want.

Matthew Stewart 

Dr. Theresa Cullen – Division of Well being Companies (DHS)
Dr. Theresa Cullen MD, MS is a healthcare chief dedicated to driving group based mostly change to enhance well being. She joins from her present function as Director of Pima County Public Well being Division. She beforehand served as CIO for Indian Well being Service, CMIO for Veterans Well being Administration, Affiliate Director of International Well being Informatics at Regenstrief, and is a retired Rear Admiral, US Public Well being Service, Assistant Surgeon Basic. Dr. Cullen is a proud Arizonan and College of Arizona graduate.

Dr. Theresa Cullen 

Joan Serviss – Division of Housing (DOH)
Joan Serviss is the Director of the Arizona Housing Coalition, an affiliation working to finish homelessness by advocating for inexpensive houses. Joan has over twenty years of expertise in coalition constructing, state and federal coverage work, and group organizing. She has a Grasp’s Diploma in Public Administration from Arizona State College. Joan was acknowledged as Arizona Capitol Occasions 2020 Leaders of the Yr and not too long ago elected as Arizona Capitol Occasions’ Energy 12 Leaders in housing.

Joan Serviss


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