Executive Director of Legislative Affairs & Medicaid of Wayne RESA
Kathleen Merry is Executive Director of Legislative Affairs and Medicaid Reimbursement at Wayne Regional Educational Service Agency. In that role, Merry is responsible for Medicaid School-Based Services for 32 school districts in Wayne County, the first county in Michigan to begin claiming Medicaid services. She has been actively involved in state and national Medicaid workgroups and boards. Merry is a registered lobbyist, taking both education and school-based services concerns to Lansing and Washington, D.C. She holds an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership and a Master’s of Science degree in Special Education.