Kathleen Dalton, Ph.D., MPA has worked for more than 30 years with government agencies as both a senior government official and advising consultant. Her government tenure included serving as Commissioner of Social Services for Albany County New York, as well as senior staff in the NYC Mayor’s Office of Health Services and Acting Assistant Secretary for Health and Human Services in the NYS Governor’s office.
Over the past decade Dr. Dalton has primarily worked as a consultant, helping more than a dozen jurisdictions improve their health and human services systems. Her areas of expertise include increasing capacity to engage in data-driven management, particularly with regard to enhancing outcomes for hard-to-serve clients. She has recently been engaged as a trainer and consultant on the CalWIN welfare management system project, focused on creating requirements for a business intelligence solution.
Dr. Dalton is a Subject Matter Expert with the Unisys Corporation. She resides in Latham, NY, where she serves in an appointed position for her local Town government.