State Directors

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NAMD Regions and Territories
Region I - West:  Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming
Region II - Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
Region III - South: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Region IV - East: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia
Territories: American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands

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State Directors

Alabama

Stephanie Azar
Acting Commissioner
State of Alabama, Alabama Medicaid Agency
501 Dexter Avenue, PO Box 5624
Montgomery, AL 36103‐5624
(334) 242‐5600
NAMD Region: III

Alaska

Margaret Brodie
Director, Health Care Services
State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services
4501 Business Park Boulevard Building L
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 334-2520
NAMD Region: I

Arizona

Thomas Betlach
Director
State of Arizona, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
801 East Jefferson, MD 4100
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 417‐4711
NAMD Region: I

Arkansas

Dawn Zekis
Director, Division of Medical Services
State of Arkansas, Department of Human Services
112 West 8th Street, Slot S401
Little Rock, AR 72201‐4608
(501) 682‐8740
NAMD Region: III

California

Toby Douglas
Director
State of California, Department of Health Care Services
1501 Capitol Avenue, 6th Floor, MS 0000
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 440‐7400
NAMD Region: I

Colorado

Suzanne Brennan
Medicaid Director
State of Colorado, Department of Health Care Policy and Financing; Medicaid & Child Health Plan (CHP+)
1570 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203‐1818
(303) 866‐5929
NAMD Region: I

Connecticut

Kate McEvoy
State Medicaid Director
State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services
25 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 424‐5067
NAMD Region: IV

Delaware

Stephen Groff
Medicaid Director
State of Delaware, Department of Health and Social Services
1901 N. Dupont Highway, PO Box 906, Lewis Building
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 255‐9626
NAMD Region: IV

District of Columbia

Claudia Schlosberg
Acting Medicaid Director
District of Columbia
One Judiciary Square 441 4th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 442‐9075
NAMD Region: IV

Florida

Justin Senior
Deputy Secretary for Medicaid
State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration
2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 8
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 412‐4007
NAMD Region: III

Georgia

Jerry Dubberly
Chief of the Medicaid Division
State of Georgia, Department of Community Health
2 Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 36450
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 651‐8681
NAMD Region: III

Hawaii

Kenneth Fink
Medquest Division Administrator
State of Hawaii, Department of Human Services
601 Kamokila Blvd, Room 518 PO Box 700190
Kapolei, HI 96709‐0190
(808) 692‐8050
NAMD Region: I

Idaho

Denise Chuckovich
Deputy Director
State of Idaho, Department of Health and Welfare
450 West State Street PTC Building, 10th Floor
Boise, ID 83705
(208) 334‐0612
NAMD Region: I

Illinois

Theresa Eagleson
Administrator
State of Illinois, Department of Healthcare and Family
201 South Grand Avenue East, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62763‐0001
(217) 782‐2570
NAMD Region: II

Indiana

Joe Moser
Director of Medicaid
State of Indiana, Family and Social Services Administration
402 West Washington Street, Room W461, MS 25
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234‐8725
NAMD Region: II

Iowa

Julie Lovelady
Interim Medicaid Director
State of Iowa, Department of Human Services
100 Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 256‐4640
NAMD Region: II

Kansas

Susan Mosier, MD
Medicaid Director
State of Kansas, Department of Health and Environment
900 SW Jackson Avenue Suite 900
Topeka, KS 666612
(785) 296-0461
NAMD Region: II

Kentucky

Lawrence Kissner
Commissioner, Department for Medicaid Services
Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
275 East Main Street, 6 West A
Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-4321
NAMD Region: III

Louisiana

Ruth Kennedy
Medicaid Director
State of Louisiana, Department of Health and Hospitals
628 North 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 342‐9240
NAMD Region: III

Maine

Stefanie Nadeau
Director, Office of MaineCare Services
State of Maine, Department of Health and Human Services
221 State Street
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287‐2674
NAMD Region: IV

Maryland

Chuck Lehman
Acting Deputy Secretary, Health Care Financing
State of Maryland, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
201 West Preston Street, Room 525
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767‐4139
NAMD Region: IV

Massachusetts

Kristin Thorn
Medicaid Director
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Medicaid
1 Ashburn Place, 11th Floor Room 1109
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 573‐1770
NAMD Region: IV

Michigan

Stephen Fitton
Medicaid Director
State of Michigan, Department of Community Health
400 South Pine Street
Lansing, MI 48913
(517) 241‐7882
NAMD Region: II

Minnesota

Ann Berg
Deputy Medicaid Director
State of Minnesota, Department of Human Services
540 Cedar Street PO Box 64983
St. Paul, MN 55167‐0983
(651) 431‐2182
NAMD Region: II

Mississippi

David J. Dzielak, PhD
Executive Director
State of Mississippi, Department of Human Services, Division of Medicaid
550 High Street Suite 1000, Walters Sillers Building
Jackson, MS 39201‐1325
(601) 359‐9562
NAMD Region: III

Missouri

Joe Parks
Director, MO HealthNet Division
State of Missouri, Department of Social Services
615 Howerton Court, PO Box 6500
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751‐6922
NAMD Region: II

Montana

Mary Dalton
State Medicaid Director
State of Montana, Department of Public Health and Human Services
111 North Sanders, PO Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604
(406) 444‐4084
NAMD Region: I

Nebraska

Ruth Vineyard, Courtney Miller, Jeanne Larsen
Deputy Directors, Division of Medicaid & Long-Term Care
State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South, 3rd Floor PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509‐5026
(402) 471‐2135
NAMD Region: II

Nevada

Laurie Squartsoff
Administrator
State of Nevada, Department of Health and Human Services; Division of Health Care Financing and Policy
1100 East William Street, Suite 101
Carson City, NV 89710
(775) 684‐3677
NAMD Region: I

New Hampshire

Kathleen Dunn, MPH
Director, Office of Medicaid Business and Policy
State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301‐6521
(603) 271‐9421
NAMD Region: IV

New Jersey

Valerie Harr
Director
State of New Jersey, Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services
7 Quakerbridge Plaza, PO Box 712
Trenton, NJ 08625‐0712
(609) 588‐2600
NAMD Region: IV

New Mexico

Julie Weinberg
Director
State of New Mexico, Medical Assistance Division Department of Human Services
PO Box 2348
Santa Fe, NM 87504‐2348
(505) 827‐6253
NAMD Region: III

New York

Jason Helgerson
State Medicaid Director, Deputy Commissioner
State of New York, Department of Health
Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Room 1466
Albany, NY 12237
(518) 474‐3018
NAMD Region: IV

North Carolina

Robin Cummings, MD
Medicaid Director
State of North Carolina, Department of Health and Human Services
1985 Umstead Drive, 2501 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699‐2501
(919) 855‐4100
NAMD Region: III

North Dakota

Julie F. Schwab
Director of Medical Services Division
State of North Dakota, Department of Human Services
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 325 Bismarck
North Dakota, ND 58505‐0250
(701) 328‐1603
NAMD Region: II

Ohio

John McCarthy
Medicaid Director
State of Ohio, Department of Medicaid
50 West Town Street, 4th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466‐4443
NAMD Region: II

Oklahoma

Garth Splinter, MD
Medicaid Director
State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Health Care Authority
4345 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 522‐7365
NAMD Region: III

Oregon

Judy Mohr Peterson
Medicaid Director
State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority
500 Summer Street, NE E49
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 945‐5768
NAMD Region: I

Pennsylvania

Leesa M. Allen
Executive Medicaid Director
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare
Office of the Secretary 331 Health & Welfare Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
(717) 787‐2600
NAMD Region: IV

Rhode Island

Deidre Gifford
Medicaid Director
Executive Office, Health and Human Services
600 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 462‐2121
NAMD Region: IV

South Carolina

Tony Keck
Director
State of South Carolina, Department of Health & Human Services
1801 Main Street PO Box 8206
Columbia, SC 29201‐8206
(803) 898‐2504
NAMD Region: III

South Dakota

Kirby Stone
Division Director, Medical Services
State of South Dakota, Department of Social Services
700 Governors Drive Kneip Building
Pierre, SD 57501‐2291
605) 773‐3495
NAMD Region: II

Tennessee

Darin J. Gordon
Director of TennCare
Deputy Commissioner, State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration
310 Great Circle Road
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 507‐6443
NAMD Region: III

Texas

Kay Ghahremani
Associate Commissioner for Medicaid/CHIP
State of Texas, Health and Human Services Commission
11209 Metric Blvd, Building H, Mail Code H100 PO Box 85200
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 491‐1339
NAMD Region: III

Utah

Michael Hales
Deputy Director
State of Utah, Department of Health
PO Box 143101
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 538‐6689
NAMD Region: I

Vermont

Mark Larson
Commissioner
State of Vermont, Department of Vermont Health Access
312 Hurricane Lane, Suite 201
Williston, VT 05495
(802) 879‐5901
NAMD Region: IV

Virginia

Cynthia B. Jones
Director
Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Medical Assistance Services
600 East Broad Street Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 786‐8099
NAMD Region: IV

Washington

MaryAnne Lindeblad
Director
State of Washington, Health Care Authority
626 8th Avenue PO Box 45502
Olympia, WA 98504‐5050
(360) 725‐1040
NAMD Region: I

West Virginia

Cynthia Beane
Acting Commissioner
State of West Virginia, Department of Health and Human Resources
350 Capitol Street, Room 251
Charleston, WV 25301‐3706
(304) 558‐1700
NAMD Region: IV

Wisconsin

Vacant
Medicaid Director
State of Wisconsin, Department of Health Services
1 West Wilson Street, Room 350 PO Box 309
Madison, WI 53701‐0309
(608) 266‐1271
NAMD Region: II

Wyoming

Teri Green
State Medicaid Agent
State of Wyoming, Department of Health
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 210
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 777‐7531
NAMD Region: I

Territory Directors

American Samoa

Sandra King Young
Medicaid Director
American Samoa Government
Medicaid State Agency
Pago Pago, AS 96799
(684) 633‐4818
NAMD Region: Territories

Guam

Theresa Arcangel
Administrator
Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services
123 Chalan Kareta
Mangilao, GU 96913‐6304
(671) 735‐7282
NAMD Region: Territories

Northern Mariana Islands

Helen Sablan
Medicaid Administrator
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
PO Box 409CK
Saipan, MP 96950
(670) 664‐4884
NAMD Region: Territories

Puerto Rico

Ricardo A. Colon-Padilla
Executive Director, PR Medicaid Program
Department of Health
PO Box 70184
San Juan, PR 00936
(787) 765-2929
NAMD Region: Territories

Virgin Islands

Renee Joseph-Rhymer, MSW
Director
Virgin Islands, Bureau of Health Insurance & Medical Assistance
3730 Estate Altona, Suite 302
St. Thomas, VI 00802
(340) 774‐4624
NAMD Region: Territories

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