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CYNTHIA C. DUNGEY is director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS), a $3.5 billion agency with approximately 2,600 employees. ODJFS supervises the state's public assistance, workforce development, unemployment insurance, child and adult protective services, adoption, child care, and child support programs.

Dungey has been a dedicated public servant for more than 20 years and has held leadership positions throughout state government. After earning her juris doctorate degree from the Ohio Northern University College of Law, she worked for both the Ohio Attorney General and the Ohio Auditor of State. She held leadership positions in the administration of the state’s Medicaid program from 2007 through June 2013, including at the newly formed Ohio Department of Medicaid.

Dungey is a past-president and vice president of the John Mercer Langston Bar Association, serves as a bar examination reader for the Supreme Court of Ohio, and was a 1998 recipient of the Ohio Attorney General Professionalism Award. She also was the first recipient of The Wellington School’s Distinguished Alumni Award, in 2015, and she is a member of the school’s board of trustees.
 

    

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Cynthia C. Dungey, Director
Sue Burns, Executive Assistant 

Beth Zody, Program Administrator
Director's Office Phone: (614) 466-6283

  • Office of Communications
  • Office of Fiscal and Monitoring Services
  • Office of Information Services
  • Office of Legal and Acquisition Services
  • Office of Legislation and Constituent Inquiries

Jayme Brown, Chief Operating Officer
Lauren Linn, Administrative Assistant

  • Office of Chief Inspector
  • Office of Employee and Business Services

Bruce Madson, Assistant Director, Employment Services
Joyce Richardson, Administrative Assistant

  • Office of Unemployment Insurance Operations
  • Office of Workforce Development

Michael McCreight, Assistant Director, Health and Human Services
Lauren Linn, Administrative Assistant

  • Office of Families and Children
  • Office of Child Support
  • Child Care and Early Childhood Development
  • Office of Family Assistance
  • Ohio Children's Trust Fund
  • Ohio Commission on Fatherhood

Susan Ballinger, Chief Fiscal Officer
Sharon Fletcher, Administrative Assistant

Doug Lumpkin, Deputy Director, Office of Human Services Innovation
Beth Zody, Administrative Assistant

To contact a specific program area, click here.