Director of CDS
Rebecca Bieck, Director of CDS, is responsible for program development and maintenance, integration with other MRCI programs, community awareness, business development, budget, quality service, accountability, record keeping, reporting, and problem-solving. In addition, she is responsible for keeping abreast of new regulations, legislation, and opportunities, as well as periodic evaluation of program effectiveness.
Rebecca graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a BA in psychology. She has spent several years managing and directing residential mental health programs. In 2019, she joined the Employment Team at MRCI and transitioned to her current role in 2022.
In her free time, Rebecca greatly values spending time with her family, who reside in rural Good Thunder where they raise many animals. Depending on the season, Rebecca enjoys gardening/yard work, watching football, fishing, and spending time outside.
A quote that inspires her is from Winston Churchill: “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”
Rebecca is motivated by kindness and taking the time to see the light in others. She has a passion for helping people overcome their obstacles and is rewarded by celebrating their successes with them.