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Aging & Adult Services Agency hires Scott Wamsley as deputy director


Friday, April 21, 2017

LANSING, Mich. – The Aging & Adult Services Agency (AASA), under the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, announced today that Scott Wamsley will serve as its deputy director effective April 23.

Wamsley will be responsible for the day-to-day internal operations of the agency and will be responsible for the development and management of statewide aging and adult service programs.

"Scott Wamsley is an invaluable member of our agency who has dedicated his career to helping older and vulnerable adults live with dignity as they age,” said AASA Senior Deputy Director Richard Kline. “I’m confident that Scott will make a lasting and positive impact on the lives of those we serve as our agency’s deputy director.”

Wamsley has more than 20 years of state government experience, working entirely in the field of aging services. Prior to his role as deputy director, he served as the agency’s Technical Assistance, Support and Compliance Division director since 2013. In that position he supervised the development, implementation, and monitoring of all statewide grants and programs administered by AASA, area agencies on aging, senior volunteer programs and other grantees to ensure compliance with federal and state laws. Wamsley was also responsible for the day-to-day operations of the division. He has been serving as AASA acting deputy director since April 2016.

Wamsley holds a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Eastern Michigan University.