Meet Connie Lambert-Eckel


Connie Lambert-Eckel is Children’s Administration Acting Assistant Secretary, a role to which she was appointed in August 2017.

Connie is a native of Germany and has lived in Eastern Washington since 1974. Since 1978, Connie has worked for the Department of Social and Health Services. In her 37+ years of committed public service, Connie has worked for Behavioral Health & Service Integration, Developmental Disabilities, Economic Services Administration and, in the past 19 years, for the Children’s Administration as social worker, Programs Administrator, Deputy and Regional Administrator in Region 1 and most recently as the Director of Field Operations. Connie received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Science in Psychology from Eastern Washington University.