Samantha Frederick

Director of CDS

Samantha Frederick, Director of CDS, oversees CDS operations and personnel, keeps appraised of program changes and inspires innovation internally and collaboration externally.

She spent a number of years managing residential services prior to joining MRCI’s DT&H services and started in leadership at CDS in 2017.

Samantha graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a double major in Sociology and Corrections. She is currently serving on the Board of Directors at Open Door Health Center.

In her free time, Samantha enjoys spending time with her children, enjoying the wonderful Minnesota weather (most seasons) and running all distances between 5k and half-marathon.

Her favorite quote is: Expect Nothing, Appreciate Everything

Samantha truly loves networking and engaging others for the greater good. CDS provides an opportunity to build bridges that improve the quality of service provided to those who need it throughout the state.