Human Services Director
Melody Woosley was appointed Director of the
Department of Human Services on December 9,
2013. Ms. Woosley is responsible for the City’s Human Services programs including Head Start,
Senior Centers, Community Learning Centers, and Family Assistance Centers. She has oversight of a
$150 million budget and a personnel complement of over 300.
Prior to her appointment, Ms. Woosley served as Assistant Director of Human Services from 2008 to
November, 2012. In this role, she oversaw the Head Start Division, Senior Services Division, and
the City’s investment in the Haven for Hope Campus partnership.
Ms. Woosley has fourteen years experience with the City of San Antonio where she served in
various positions before joining the Human Services
Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Southern
Methodist University, Meadows School of the Arts
Professional Memberships and Community Involvement
Eastside Promise Neighborhood Advisory Council
- P-16 Early Childhood Education Working Group
- National League of Cities – Faculty Consultant to
Multi-City Asset Building Project
- United Way – Early Childhood Issue Council
- City of San Antonio – Texas Municipal Retirement
System Task Force
Ms. Woosley has one daughter who is currently in her
second year of college.