President-Elect Joe Biden has tapped social worker Meg Kabat to lead his administration’s transition at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), according to an article in MeriTalk.
Kabat, LCSW-C, CCM, is currently a senior director at the Atlas Group consultant firm, where her clients include the Defense Health Agency and the VA.
Kabat was previously the National Director of the Caregiver Support Program at the VA.
Social workers play a key role at the VA. The agency has more than 15,000 social workers on staff, making it the largest employer of social workers in the nation.