Florida Division of Blind Services Interim Director
Aleisa McKinlay is the Interim Director of the Florida Division of Blind Services as of December 18, 2012. She is currently Director of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and previously served in VR as the Bureau Chief of Partnerships and Communication.
Prior to joining VR, she was Chief of Adult Community Mental Health at the Florida Department of Children & Families, as well as the Director of the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illnesses Program at the Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities (now Disability Rights Florida). In addition to holding her law degree, McKinlay has significant experience in the administration of public mental health services and is a tremendous advocate for the needs of clients.