The Indiana Department of Child Services has promoted Angela Smith Grossman to assistant deputy director of field operations, a new position that will focus on enhancing the agency’s foster and collaborative care programs. She has been with DCS for more than 27 years.   

In her new role, Smith Grossman will collaborate with existing foster families in new and innovative ways as well as develop and implement programs to help improve foster care for children who enter the system. Among her top priorities is to create a targeted campaign to recruit foster families for older youth in care. 

During her tenure with DCS, Smith Grossman served as a regional manager, local office director and family case manager supervisor.  

Smith Grossman has a master of social work degree from Indiana University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Purdue University.