RCPA is pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Suroviec as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and director of the Division of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). As many of you know, Steve brings a wealth of experience to this position, including currently serving as special advisor to the Secretary of the PA Department of Human Services (DHS). Previously, Steve served in a number of positions critical to the human services system in the Commonwealth, including deputy secretary for the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP), executive director of the PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR), and executive director of the Arc of Pennsylvania. This is in addition to several other state and county leadership positions and numerous key committee and board involvements over the years.
At RCPA, Steve will lead all of our IDD efforts as well as assist in some cross division initiatives and general association activities as COO. The association is very excited about Steve coming on board and he will begin his work with RCPA on August 15. Please join all of us in welcoming Steve to RCPA!