Jordan A. Scheff

 

Commissioner 

Department of Developmental Services

In April 2017, Jordan Scheff was appointed Commissioner of the State of Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS).  Jordan had previously served as Acting Commissioner since January 2017 and Deputy Commissioner since February 2015, after working as North Regional Director for DDS since April 2012.  Throughout his five years with the Department, Jordan has demonstrated exemplary leadership and a continued commitment to supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities.  A lifelong advocate, Jordan has served the intellectual and developmental disability community in both private and public operations for nearly 25 years, beginning in direct service.  Jordan holds a Master of Science in Human Service Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Communications.  He lives in Vernon with his wife, Elizabeth, and three daughters.