Office of Director

About the Director

John M. Selig 

John Selig has served as Department of Human Services Director since July 2005. In this capacity, he serves as a member of the Governor’s Cabinet and is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the agency’s efforts to promote the health and well-being of all Arkansans, especially those most in need. Prior to serving as Director, Selig served as the agency’s Deputy Director.


Name Title Phone
  • John SeligDHS Director501-682-8650
    Fax: 501-682-6836
  • Mark WhiteDeputy Director501-682-8650
  • Keesa SmithDeputy Director501-682-8650
  • Amy WebbDirector of Communications501-682-8650
  • Joyce WilliamsCommunications Specialist/Assistant501-683-5286
  • Rachael Veregge Senior Policy Analyst501-682-8650
  • (Vacant)Public Information Coordinator501-682-8650
  • (Vacant)Director of Policy and Planning501-682-8650
  • Patricia NationDirector of Client Protection and Advocacy501-682-8650
  • Geania Dickey Human Capital Manager501-682-6366
  • Ingrid GreenAssistant to the Director of Policy and Planning & Client Advocacy501-682-8650
  • Bob DarlingResearch Analysis Manager501-682-8650
  • Pam LambertAssistant to the Director501-682-8650
  • Debbie ConwayAssistant to the Deputy Director501-682-8650