Organization, Leadership & Staff

Region 10 DirectorSteve Henigson has served as the ACF Regional Administrator in Region 10 since 1991. He provides leadership, direction and coordination of ACF programs with states, tribes and communities in support of the economic and social well being of children and their families in the four-state region.

Under Henigson’s direction, Region 10 staff:

  • Coordinate cross-program activities of ACF in Region 10
  • Lead the regional effort for the assistant secretary’s special initiatives
  • Implement the region’s human services emergency preparedness and response activities

In addition, Henigson is the lead Regional Administrator for ACF American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages programs. In that capacity, he provides national leadership for the Tribal TANF and Tribal Child Support programs, among others. Almost half of the federally recognized tribes and Native Villages are located within the Seattle region.

Prior to joining ACF, Henigson held leadership positions with the Health Care Financing Administration (now the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) and the Social Security Administration. Henigson has a bachelor’s and J.D. from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and is a member of the Oregon State Bar. He is married and has three grown daughters.