Welcome, Chaka Darden!



Chaka Darden, B.S., has joined us as our new Contract and Compliance Manager.  Chaka has a Bachelors of Science in Organizational Communication and Human Resources Management from Western Michigan University.  She has been working in compliance addressing quality, policy and federal and state law issues for the past seven years.  In the past, she has worked with organizations such as Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health, Woodlands Behavioral Healthcare Network, Beacon Specialized Living, and Community Mental Health.

As Contract and Compliance Manager, Chaka will be responsible for managing our clinical contracts and making sure we are in compliance with all contracts for the Great Lakes Center for Autism Treatment and Research and Residential Opportunities, Inc.  She will also be in charge of reviewing and organizing any new clinical contracts that come our way.  Due to the nature of her job, Chaka will be working closely with our Program Directors, Human Resources, our Finance Team, and the directors at GLC.

We are excited to welcome Chaka Darden to the team, and hope you say “hello” and “congrats” to her as well!