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Personnel note: Carl Littlefield, who abruptly resigned from one state agency, now working for DCF
Carl Littlefield, who abruptly resigned from his job as director of theAgency for Persons with Disabilities late last month, has been hired by theDepartment of Children and Familiesreports Christine Jordan Sexton.
The decision by DCF to rehire Littlefield came shortly after he sent an e-mail to a top aide toGov. Rick Scott saying he was ?ot quite ready for retirement.?
?ust want to check for any progress on a new assignment,?Littlefield wrote on Feb. 28 toJenn Peter Ungru, deputy chief of staff for Scott. ?y wife is a little concerned about a lapse in health insurance coverage. After a week off I have determined that I am not quite ready for retirement. Please advise at your earliest convenience. Thanks for your help.?
State salary records put online by Scott show that Littlefield is now working as an operations and management consultant at DCF and is earning $78,056.
Littlefield resigned from his $140,000 job as the head of APD a day before he was scheduled to appear before a Senate committee where he was expected to get hit with tough questioning over how he handled allegations involving a group home that he supervised.