Lynn Johnson, Assistant Secretary

Lynn Johnson is the Assistant Secretary for the Administration for Children and Families under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

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Scott Lekan
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary

Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs

Ben Goldhaber
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Administration, Office of Administration (OA)

Naomi Goldstein

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning, Research and Evaluation, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE)

Jeannie Hovland
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Native American Affairs

Heidi Stirrup
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy


Program Office Leadership


Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (ACYF)

Elizabeth Darling, Commissioner

Administration for Native Americans (ANA)

Jeannie Hovland, Commissioner

Children's Bureau (CB)

Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner

Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)

Elizabeth Darling, Acting Associate Commissioner

Office of Child Care (OCC)

Shannon Christian, Director

Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)

Scott Lekan, Acting Commissioner

Office of Community Services (OCS)

Clarence H. Carter, Acting Director

Office of Communications (OC)

Kenneth Wolfe, Acting Director

Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)

Sebrina Blake, Chief Information Officer

Office of Family Assistance (OFA)

Clarence H. Carter, Director

Office of Head Start (OHS)

Dr. Deborah Bergeron, Director

Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness Response (OHSEPR)

Natalie Grant, Director

Office of Legislative Affairs and Budget (OLAB)

Amanda Barlow, Director

Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)

Heidi Stirrup, Acting Director

Office of Regional Operations (ORO)

Mishaela Duran, Director

Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP)

Katherine Chon, Director

Regional Leadership

Elaine Zimmerman
Regional Administrator, Region I (Boston)

Joyce A. Thomas
Regional Administrator, Region II, (New York)

Carlis V. Williams
Acting Regional Administrator, Region III (Philadelphia)

Carlis V. Williams
Regional Administrator, Region IV (Atlanta)

Angela Green
Regional Administrator, Region V, (Chicago)

LaKesha Pope Jackson
Regional Administrator, Region VI, (Dallas)

Angela Green
Acting Regional Administrator, Region VII (Kansas City)

Nikki Hatch
Regional Administrator, Region VIII (Denver)

LaKesha Pope Jackson
Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX (San Francisco)

Kimberly Miyazawa Frank
Regional Administrator, Region X (Seattle)

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