Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced Courtney Miller will become the director of the Division of Developmental Disabilities after serving as acting director.
“Courtney fills a crucial position on the team at DHHS (Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services),” Ricketts said in a written statement released by his office. “Her broad experience from across state government will aid her as she supports the entire team’s efforts to build a culture of continuous improvement at the department.”
Miller, who is from Lincoln, has served as the acting director for the division for the last three months.
Miller has served in a variety of capacities in the Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care at DHHS including Deputy Director for the Programs Section, Administrator I, and Program Specialist since 2008.
Previously, Miller served the Nebraska State Patrol as a Records Technician and the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services as a Unit Case Manager and Worker.
Miller will earn $135,000 annually.