Candice L. Broce was appointed on September 16, 2021, by Gov. Brian P. Kemp to serve as the director of the Georgia Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS). In this capacity, she will support the efforts and services of more than 7,000 DFCS employees dedicated to the safety, self-sufficiency, and well-being of Georgia’s most vulnerable families and children.

Prior to her recent appointment, Broce most recently served as chief operating officer in the Governor's Office.