Courtney Phillips, the chief executive officer for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, is leaving her position this October to take a job as the executive commissioner for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Ms. Phillips has served in her current position since 2015.
Ms. Phillips was selected for the new position after a national search by Texas governor Pete Ricketts for a “transformational leader.” Prior to her time working in Nebraska, Ms. Phillips served as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is a state agency of Nebraska, headquartered in Lincoln. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is a state agency of Texas.
This was reported by Omaha.com on August 24, 2018.
Contact Information: Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509; (402) 471-3121; Website: www.dhhs.ne.gov
Contact Information: Texas Health and Human Services, 4900 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78711; (512) 424-6500; Website: www.hhs.texas.gov