Terri Gilbert, MSW ‘87, has held executive level positions in both public and private non-profit organizations, directing programs serving vulnerable families, children and adults. Her experience spans the service array from child welfare and juvenile justice to mental health and developmental disabilities, workforce training and development. Ms. Gilbert previously served as the Director of the Child Welfare Improvement Bureau, dedicated to improving outcomes for children in the child welfare system, and as the State of Michigan Director of Child Welfare Funding and Juvenile Justice, supervising statewide juvenile justice programming, federal funding and compliance for the State of Michigan. Ms. Gilbert was appointed by Governor Snyder to serve on the Michigan Committee for Juvenile Justice representing practitioners and attorneys involved with juvenile justice. She has specialized in turning around failing programs, launching new programs and working toward a statewide juvenile justice reform agenda.