California Appoints New Director of the Department of Developmental Services

On January 14, 2014, California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana S. Dooley expressed her pleasure in announcing Governor Edmund G. Brown’s appointment of  Santi J. Rogers as the new California Director of Developmental Services. (DDS). Santi begins work at DDS on March 3, 2014.

The announcement shared that, “Santi has devoted his life to working with persons with developmental disabilities and will bring his enthusiasm, values and focus to the new leadership team.” He is currently the executive director of the San Andreas Regional Center and previously served as the director of Agnews Developmental Center from director of Porterville Developmental Center, deputy director for the Department from and director of Stockton State Hospital.

Please join all of us at NASDDDS in welcoming Santi to his new position.