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Cynthia G.

Adult Services State Administrative Manager

Aging and Adult Services Agency, Lansing


Cynthia Farrell is the Adult Services State Administrative Manager for the Adult Services Policy unit within the Aging and Adult Services Agency which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. She has oversight and administration of policies and procedures for two adult services programs; Adult Community Placement and Adult Protective Services.

Cynthia G. Farrell has extensive knowledge about adult service issues, having worked in the adult services program area for 24 years with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in various roles with progressive responsibilities involving the adult services programs. Ms. Farrell has a total of 25 years with the State of Michigan.

In 1990, Ms. Farrell earned her a bachelor’s degree in human development with a concentration in gerontology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Ms. Farrell is very passionate about adult services issues. She has been a member of the Adult Foster Care Licensing Council 2003-2015, as well as the DHS representative for the Long-Term Care Commission from 2005 to 2008. Ms. Farrell was a member of the Developmental Disabilities Council from 2005-2010.