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Director of the Division of Developmental Disabilities Announced


Shawnie Rechtenbaugh, Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Human Services, has announced Joey Younie as the Director of the Division of Developmental Disabilities within the Department of Human Services. Some of you may know Joey from her previous time with the Division (2008 – 2016) when she served as the Clinical Administrator for DDD.

In the time she’s been away from DHS, Joey has held positions with Sanford Health and Monument Health. Joey’s first day in her new role will be August 10th, 2020. Julie Hand will continue to serve in her Interim Director role until that time and then once again assume her Assistant Director role.

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