- October 2009
- Vol. 10, No. 8
Confirmation of New Assistant Secretary for Children and Families
On September 23, the U.S. Senate confirmed Carmen Nazario as Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. She will oversee the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), which includes the Children's Bureau. Ms. Nazario has an extensive background in human services and public service, particularly child welfare, and has served at every level of government. Her most recent experience in the Federal Government was as the principal deputy assistant secretary of ACF during the Clinton Administration. From 2003 to 2008, she served as the administrator for the Administration for Children and Families for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
To read the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' press release on the confirmation, visit: