Indiana DCS Appoints Pippin Manager
The Indiana Department of Child Services has appointed Jamie Pippin manager. In this role, he will provide broad oversight and supervision for the Region 4 area, which includes Allen, Adams, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley counties. Pippin will also serve as a field representative to the DCS’ central office in Indianapolis and communicate local office needs. Other duties include supervising the directors of the Region 4 county offices while also developing and administering budgets. In 2006, Pippin began his DCS career in Elkhart County as a family case manager in assessments, evaluating allegations of abuse or neglect. He has also been a FCM supervisor in Elkhart County, local office director in the neighboring Noble County, and most recently manager of Region 3, which includes Elkhart, Kosciusko, Marshall and St. Joseph counties. Pippin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from Tri-State (Trine) University. In 2005, he received his Master of Public Management degree from IPFW. Currently, he is working on a Doctorate in Public Administration. He is also an Indiana National Guardsman.