Mike Harris

Special Projects

Mike brings experience working with federal, state and local officials. “My goal is to support all staff in RHD by completing the special projects that are needed to strengthen this organization.”

Mike started working for Rural Health Development in June 2010. Since that time, he has served as interim administrator at eight RHD facilities in Nebraska and Wyoming, Kansas, plus he worked part-time on various other projects. With RHD expanding rapidly, Mike was offered full-time employment in May 2012 with the responsibility for special projects.

Mike retired after a 32 year career with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in December, 2008. As policy administrator of many major Nebraska programs including Food Stamp, TANF, Medicaid, and Child Support Enforcement, Mike was responsible for developing, implementing and communicating policies to over 850 local office staff to serve the citizens of Nebraska.

Mike brings experience working with federal, state and local officials. “My goal is to support all staff in RHD by completing the special projects that are needed to strengthen this organization.”