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Carol L. Adams was appointed secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services. Adams was formerly executive director of Northeastern Illinois University's undergraduate and graduate Center for Inner City Studies. Nationally acclaimed for her expertise at developing programs that promote self-sufficiency, human capital development, and neighborhood revitalization, Adams was the first social scientist to lead the human service program at the Chicago Housing Authority. There she designed and implemented several highly successful, award-winning initiatives, including mentoring sessions for teenaged parents, a late-night sports program used to steer youth from crime, a drug prevention and treatment program expressly tailored for public housing residents, and a consortium of Chicago's museums to mainstream public housing residents into educational and cultural programs.

Uma S. Ahluwalia was named assistant secretary of Washington state's Children's Administration. As assistant secretary, she will manage a $450 million annual budget and about 2,400 employees. Ahluwalia replaces Rosalyn Oreskovich, who died last spring. Before her appointment, Ahluwalia was external affairs director of the Child and Family Services Agency in Washington, D.C.

Prior to working for the District, Ahluwalia served as acting chief of staff to then Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening where she supervised all activities of the State House, including fiscal, procurement, and human resources. She also served as the governor's health and human services policy liaison. She has also served as deputy director for Child, Adult and Family Services with the Prince George's County (Maryland) Department of Social Services.

Gov. Janet Napolitano appointed David A. Berns director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security. Berns was director of El Paso County (Colorado) Department of Human Services prior to his appointment. In El Paso County, Berns developed a model child welfare managed care system, which more than quadrupled the number of special needs adoptions, reduced the number of children in foster care by nearly 30 percent, and improved or maintained critical child safety indicators in all programs.

Albert Hawkins was appointed commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. …

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