The Office of Strategy Management executes the strategic vision of the Fairfax County Health and Human Services System. Working in direct partnership with the Deputy County Executive of Health and Human Services, the Office is responsible for implementation of key health and human services initiatives such as tackling the opioid epidemic and integrating behavioral and physical healthcare, capital facility and urban planning for HHS, data analytics and evaluation, and business and system integration. The overall goal is to ensure residents and clients have a seamless experience and positive outcomes when accessing health and human services programs and services.
G. Michael Lane, Jr. serves as the Director of the Office of Strategy Management for Health and Human Services. Prior to this role, Mr. Lane was the Deputy Director of Administrative Services at the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board where he provided critical oversight for the core business programs and services in support of the behavioral health and developmental disability delivery system for Fairfax county and cities of Fairfax and Falls Church.
For approximately 20 years, Mr. Lane has worked in the behavioral health field in a variety of roles, including as a clinician, researcher and an executive in both the public and private sectors. He served for more than 10 years at the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors Research Institute (NRI), a not-for-profit devoted to research and data collection activities for the public behavioral health system. At NRI, Mr. Lane was in both research and executive roles to lead and grow the agency by working with different stakeholders and funders on critical issues facing the national behavioral health system. Before joining NRI, he worked as a youth clinician in residential, acute and outpatient settings.
Mr. Lane has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hampden-Sydney College, a Masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford and a Masters in Public Health from Boston University.