Ruben Reeves started his career with the Department 26 years ago with Juvenile Rehabilitation and Children’s Administration (now DCYF). He has worked in Licensing for over 20 years all over the State in various positions - Licensing Child Protective Services, Regional Licensing, Licensing Supervisor, Area Administrator, Deputy Statewide Administrator and Policy, Data and Quality Senior Administrator. Ruben has a passion to ensure all children are in safe and healthy environments by creating consistent practice and oversight in both our foster and child care system. He is a leader who is committed to positively impacting the lives of children by improving quality care and supporting our provider and caregiver community.
Ruben earned a Bachelor’s degree from Washington State University (Go Cougs!) and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Washington.