Michelle Alletto serves as the Texas Health and Human Services Chief Program and Services Officer (CPSO). In this role, Michelle provides oversight and support to the programs that make up the full Texas HHS medical and social service array utilized by over 7 million Texans. Michelle previously served as deputy secretary for the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH). In that position, she provided leadership in several areas, including services for the aging and disabled, mental health and substance use disorder, and public health. She has a master’s degree in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.