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Director’s Office

ooBureau Welcome to the Developmental Disabilities Supports Division (DDSD) director’s office, where you can learn more about our Leadership Team, get information about statewide initiatives and read the various types of communications including newsletters, director’s releases, legislative reports, and more.

Leadership Team

The members of the DDSD leadership team and the sections of the division they’re responsible for are listed below. 


Interim Division Director

Jennifer Rodriguez
Santa Fe Central Office

Deputy Director

Scott Doan
Las Cruces Office

Responsibilities

  •  Individual Safety and Advocacy 
  • Regional Offices

Deputy Director

Jennifer Rodriguez
Santa Fe Central Office

Responsibilities

  • Community Programs Bureau
  • Pre- Service Intake Bureau 
  • Bureau of Behavior Supports

Deputy Director

Christopher Futey
Metro Office

Responsibilities

  • Bureau of Systems Improvement
  • Clinical Services Bureau
  • Dental Clinic

Deputy Director

Joseph Tighe
Santa Fe Central Office

Responsibilities

  • Administrative Services Bureau

Executive Assistant

Nancy Roach
Albuquerque Metro Office

Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative support to the Division Director,
    as well as the 4 Deputy Directors