Georgia Edson Will Oversee RMHS Programs as New Chief Program Officer
Rocky Mountain Human Services (RMHS) is excited to welcome our new Chief Program Officer Georgia Edson.
Georgia Edson started working in the intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) system in 1995 developing residential and day programs. Her first role was to implement the settlement of a class action suit filed on behalf of people living in California’s state institutions. The settlement provided funding and resources to develop settings for people to leave state institutions and live in the community of their choice.
After moving to Colorado, Georgia worked at Rocky Mountain Human Services, then known as Denver Options, for seven years in a variety of roles. She was a case manager supporting adults in developmental disability (DD) services, a clinical social worker and a program manager supporting the intake and service enrollment process.
Georgia then became the case management director at Developmental Pathways for five years leading case management and quality assurance team for children and adult services in Douglas and Arapahoe counties and the City of Aurora.
Most recently Georgia spent four-and-a-half years as the Division Director for the Regional Center Operations of the Colorado Department of Human Services overseeing the systems that provide state operated services for individuals with I/DD across the state. Georgia was accountable for financial and programmatic operations, leadership, innovation and program development.
Georgia has a master’s degree from Florida State University in social work and is a Colorado Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
“I am happy to join a community dedicated to supporting people to create the future of their choice,” Georgia said.