Kimberly Hauck has been appointed Director of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. Most recently the Deputy Director of the department's Division of Policy and Strategic Direction, Ms. Hauck has served as the department's Chief Policy Officer and as Assistant Deputy Director for Ohio's Early Intervention System. Prior to this, she served the Hamilton County Board of Developmental Disabilities as a Special Education Teacher, as an Early Intervention Specialist, as Children's Services Director, and as Program Services Director. Ms. Hauck earned a BS in Special Education at the University of Cincinnati and an MS in Educational Administration at Xavier University. She replaces former Director Jeffrey Davis, who retired.