Bruce Liggett has decades of public and private experience in human services in Arizona. He administered State programs for persons with developmental disabilities. Bruce managed agency policy and planning at the Department of Economic Security (DES) and coordinated the development of the Arizona’s long-term care system. He established the state Child Care Administration, was an early education advocate, and later directed the private Child Care Association. As DES Deputy Director, he managed public assistance and employment programs, providing leadership for welfare reform implementation. Bruce is the Director of the Maricopa County Human Services Department, overseeing Head Start, Community Action, Senior Services, Workforce Development, Housing, and Homelessness programs.