October Organizational News

We are very excited to announce that Laurie Lyons has been chosen as the new Program Manager for the Southern Region and Anne Arundel County. Laurie has been with Service Coordination since October 2014 and has been a Supervisor in Carroll County since August 2015. Prior to joining Service Coordination, Laurie has held various direct service and leadership positions in the social services field. She has 11 years of direct supervisory experience and more than 20 years across a broad range of services for individuals with disabilities. She has served in several leadership positions with Rise Services Inc., a leading non-profit social service agency in Arizona, Utah and Oregon, serving children and adults with developmental disabilities. Her positions included State Director of Family Services, Program Administrator of Growth and Development and Vice President of Family Services.

Laurie is a member of several internal committees and workgroups including; Recruitment, Interviewing, Queue, Supervisor Procedures and Self-Directed Services. Laurie was also a co-lead related to the new DDA Waiver Project. Laurie will transition to her new role on October 15th.

Please join me in congratulating Laurie!