Executive Director, Department of Human Services, State of Colorado
Reggie Bicha is executive director of the Colorado Department of Human Services, having been appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper in 2011. A social worker, administrator, educator, and national leader, Bicha has extensive experience working on child welfare, education, employment, and health issues at the county, state, and national levels. Prior to his post in Colorado, he was the inaugural secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families. In 2014, Bicha was recognized for his leadership and dedication with the Excellence for Children Award from the Casey Family Programs, and in 2012, he was selected for the Ascend Fellowship.