County hires new Child Support Services Director

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors announced on Tuesday that Roger Dixon of Las Vegas, Nevada has been hired as the County’s new Director of Child Support Services (CSS).

Dixon will be relocating from Nevada to Tulare County for the position and has over 20 years of Child Support Services experience. He has served as an Administrator for the Clark County District Attorney Family Support Division for the past 8 years. Before that, Dixon worked for 14 years as a Program Manager for Child Support Enforcement in the Arizona Department of Economic Security.

“Mr. Dixon will bring a lot of knowledge to the County’s child support system with his many years of experience in the field,” said Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Phil Cox. “Mr. Dixon will be a great asset to the County and we look forward to having him lead Child Support Services for years to come.”

As Director of CSS, Dixon will be responsible for all aspects of the department’s programs and services, including managing the department’s 211 employees and administering a budget of over $17 million. Other duties Dixon will be responsible for include: providing leadership and direction to the department to ensure that client needs are met in a timely and efficient manner and creating and implementing administrative, operational, service delivery and enforcement standards that promote overall department effectiveness.

“I look forward to residing in Tulare County and serving the families in our community,” said Dixon.

Dixon earned two degrees from the University of Phoenix, Arizona- a Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Management and a Master of Business Administration, Technology Management.

Dixon’s start date is set for January 5 and he will earn $120,000 annually.