Ann Silverberg King

Senior Director, Systems Improvement, Casey Family Programs
Salt Lake City, Utah

Ann Silverberg King has dedicated herself to directing public agencies working to improve the quality of life for children, families and individuals. Most recently, she served as Executive Director of the Utah Department of Human Services (2013-2021) overseeing a wide range of care including child and family welfare, substance abuse and mental health, juvenile justice, and support services for aging adults as well as individuals with disabilities. In her capacity as a cabinet-level official, she led efforts to deliver an integrated continuum of care with individualized services delivered in the least restrictive environment. She worked with Congressional partners and nonprofit agencies to effect child welfare reform legislation at the federal level. Currently, she is serving on a task force aimed at improving Michigan’s delivery of services to children and families and is participating in the Aspen Institute’s two-generation effort focused on prenatal and early childhood care. A native of Louisiana, Ann served as Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Social Services (2001-2008) leading her department through the human services crisis caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The U.S. Department of Agriculture noted these efforts with its Pinnacle Award in 2006.

Stories featuring Ann Silverberg King

We are pleased to share Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s newest report – Reimagining Child Welfare and Realizing a Networked Approach to F...
PublicationApril 10, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic has made more evident than ever the need to transform policies, practice, and systems to build upon the inherent resilience of f...
BlogDecember 9, 2020
In a time of crisis, leaders emerge. The Harvard Business School underscored this point with an article by Professor Bill George on 10 outstanding lea...
BlogMarch 30, 2020