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Phyllis Becker

Former Director, Missouri Division of Youth Services

Phyllis is the Director of the Missouri Division of Youth Services (DYS), which oversees the state’s youth justice system. DYS provides an array of services including residential and non-residential care, community-based services, and after-care supervision. Prior to her appointment as Director, she served as the Deputy Director responsible for leadership development, quality worked at DYS in training and staff development, and as a front line manage improvement, and regional supervision. Phyllis previously r and direct treatment staff. Earlier in her career, she worked as a committee executive for the Local Investment Commission (LINC), as well as Communities in Schools