Director's Office

Jessica Bax
Division Director

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Jessica Bax joined the Division of Developmental Disabilities in May of 2021 as Division Director.

Prior to joining the Department, Ms. Bax served for three years as the Director of Division of Senior and Disability Services, with responsibility for Medicaid Home and Community Based Services, Adult Protective Services, and Older Americans Act programs.  She has more than 16 years of government experience, including serving as the Constituent and Emergency Services Manager, Bureau Chief of Medicaid Long Term Services and Supports and Deputy Division Director for Senior and Disability Services.  

As Division Director, she is responsible for the oversight of Missouri’s home and community based Medicaid service waivers as well as Missouri’s state operated programs.