Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk has been appointed regional director for
the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS).
the role, Falk will oversee Region V based in Chicago. The region includes Illinois, Indiana,
Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
"I am delighted to welcome Kathleen Falk to our team of regional
directors at HHS,” Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in announcing the
appointment. "Kathleen is a devoted public servant, who brings with her
extensive experience from her time as county executive of Dane County and
assistant attorney general in the Wisconsin Department of Justice. As we
continue to implement the Affordable Care Act, we look forward to adding
Kathleen’s many strengths to the HHS team and are excited to have her on the
ground working with the Region V community.”