Developmental Disabilities Director Biography


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Tony Green
Anthony “Tony" Green, Director,
Division of Developmental Disabilities

Anthony “Tony" Green is the Director of the Division of Developmental Disabilities for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). He was appointed by Governor Pete Ricketts, effective August 24, 2020.

Green has been interim director of the Division since March 2020; prior to that time, he was the Division's deputy director. He began his career as a services coordinator for the Division in 1990. Green has also worked with DHHS's Division of Children and Family Services, where he served as a deputy director from March 2013 to January 2015 and as interim director from January 2015 to August 2015.

Tony began as a DD Services Coordinator in September 1990, which gave him a great understanding about the issues services coordinators deal with in the field. 

He holds a bachelor of science degree from Wayne State College, where he majored in human service counseling, psychology, and criminal justice and minored in sociology. 


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