December 23, 2017
Governor-elect Northam has appointed Dr. Daniel Carey, currently Senior VP and CMO at Centra in Lynchburg, as his HHR Secretary replacing Dr. Bill Hazel who had held the post for the last eight years.
Joining Dr. Carey at HHR as Deptuties will be Gena Boyle Berger, who is currently an Assistant Director at UNOS, and Marvin Figueroa, who is currently a Senior Policy Adviser for Senator Mark Warner.
The Governor-elect has also announced that Dr. Jennifer Lee will take over as Director of DMAS when Cindi Jones retires at the end of this Governor’s term. Dr. Lee had served for several years as Deputy Secretary of HHR under Secretary Hazel, since then she has been a senior policy adviser at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
No announcements have been made about DBHDS leadership, nor has the final House of Delegates position been determined!