Amy Anderson-Winchell, L.C.S.W., is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Access: Supports for Living Inc. (previously the Occupations System of Care). Ms. Anderson-Winchell began her career with Occupations, Inc., in 1982 and currently oversees all activities of the $87 million corporate system, providing organizational leadership and guidance to an experienced leadership team in delivering diverse behavioral health treatment, rehabilitation, community outreach, and child welfare services. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New York having received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania in 1981. Prior to her graduate education, she was conferred a Bachelor’s Degree from Brown University after completing her final semester of study at Yale University.
As an active member of the community, Ms. Anderson-Winchell has throughout her career been involved in the planning of mental health services with the Orange County Mental Health Department and the Joint Membership of Health and Community Agencies. In efforts to address the needs of the region, she currently serves as the Vice Chairperson of Coordinated Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) and is currently the Secretary of the Board of Directors of New York Integrated Network for People with Developmental Disabilities (NYIN) and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Hudson Valley Care Coordination (HVCC) Health Home in Hudson Valley. She also has served on the Board of Directors of the New York State Rehabilitation Association as well as task forces for multiple other state advocacy associations.