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Executive staff bios

Find brief biographies and photos of the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services and leadership team.

Photograph of  Emily  Piper
Emily Piper
Photograph of  Charles E.  Johnson
Charles E. Johnson
Deputy Commissioner
Photograph of  Luchelle  Stevens
Luchelle Stevens
Chief of Staff
Nikki Farago
Nikki Farago
Assistant Commissioner for Children and Family Services
Photograph of  Nathan  Moracco
Nathan Moracco
Assistant Commissioner for Health Care
Photograph of  Wendy  Underwood
Wendy Underwood
Assistant Commissioner for External Relations
Photograph of  Claire   Wilson
Claire Wilson
Assistant Commissioner for Community Supports
Photograph of  Carolyn  Ham
Carolyn Ham
Inspector General
Marshall Smith
Marshall E. Smith
Health systems chief executive officer, Direct Care and Treatment
Photograph of  Rachel  Peterson
Rachel Peterson
Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Health Care
Photograph of  Marie  Zimmerman
Marie Zimmerman
State Medicaid Director
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