Division Director Bobby Cagle
Bobby Cagle has served as the Director of the Georgia Division of Family & Children Services since his appointment by Governor Deal in June 2014. In his first 11 months, he led the agency to improved outcomes & secured additional resources. He’s established a vision … The Georgia Division of Family & Children Services is the best child welfare agency in the world … which has been embraced by staff. Mr. Cagle has created a blueprint to make it happen.
Prior to joining DFCS, Mr. Cagle served as the Commissioner of Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care & Learning, the agency responsible for the early care & education of hundreds of thousands of Georgia’s children. Mr. Cagle has a background in public child welfare. He started his career as a caseworker in rural North Carolina. He served as a rural County Director & urban county Deputy Director. Mr. Cagle previously worked as the Georgia DFCS Family Services Director & Director of Legislative Affairs. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Sociology & Master of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Deputy Division Director Virginia Pryor
Virginia “Ginger” Pryor has more than 20 years of experience in child welfare and social policy. She was appointed as Deputy Director for the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services in January 2015. She is responsible for providing vision, leadership and strategic direction for state and field operations in Child Welfare. She is also responsible for leading the child welfare reform effort, the Blueprint for Change, which focuses on three key platforms: A Practice Model, Robust Workforce Development and Constituent Engagement. Ms. Pryor is also the Principal of Immersion Consulting which focuses on building the capacity of individuals, groups and organizations. Most recently Ms. Pryor served as the Senior Director of Strategic Consulting with Casey Family Programs in Seattle, Washington.