Introducing our new CQI Director David Williams, MPA

David Williams, MPA 
CQI DIRECTOR 

I’m excited to be part of the team here at CARS! For the last ten years I have worked in regulatory compliance, helping programs that work under the oversight of multiple state agencies, including the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, Office of Mental Health, Department of Education, Department of Health, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the Office of Children and Family Services. I have supported programs during audits of their billing by state agencies, conducted risk assessments, facilitated the incident review process, and implemented an electronic learning management system in use by over one thousand staff.

I have lived in Ithaca most of my life, but elsewhere long enough to know just how special this corner of the world is. I am married and have two kids, ages 5 and 2. Two years ago I completed a Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Binghamton University, focusing on nonprofit management and program evaluation. When I’m not working or spending time with my family, my hobbies include BBQ, books, and video games. I’m a huge science fiction fan and make a lot of “dad jokes”.

Please feel free to use me as a resource whenever you have a question about policy, regulations, or best practices—I’m always happy to talk and I’m looking forward to meeting the whole team!”

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