Executive Team & Clinical Staff

Jacqueline Dowdy, MBA

Cheif Executive Officer

As CEO, Jacqueline Dowdy is responsible for River Region Human Services, Inc.’s operations and is aiming to manage the organization as efficiently as possible. With an extraordinary record of community service, increasing organizational effectiveness and a solid understanding of the administration, finance, and operations of both private and public entities, Ms. Dowdy is poised to make great strides for River Region.

Ms. Dowdy has over twenty-five years of professional experience. She has served as the CFO for South DeKalb Church Federal Credit Union, Associate Controller and Director of Operation Analysis at Florida A&M University, Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Edward Waters College, and Associate Vice President for Business Operations and Auxiliary Management at Bethune-Cookman University. In addition to her MBA, she also has earned a Masters of Divinity degree and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership.


medical director

Dr. Ubaid Khokhar is an American Board Certified Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. He joined River Region as Medical Director in 2018. He leads the medical team at River Region in providing safe and ethical medication assisted treatment to all patients. Dr. Khokhar also works at Orange Park Medical Center with Graduate Medical Education, Psychiatry Residency training program. Dr. Khokhar specializes in treating PTSD, Substance Use disorders, Anxiety disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Spectrum Disorder, and Schizophrenia related Psychotic disorders.

Alvin A. Davis, Ph.D.
Chief Advancement Officer

Vincent Evans
Chief of IT & Operations

Kristen Smith
Senior Director of Clinical Operations

Angela White, LPN
Senior Director of Nursing & Medical Services

Program Staff

Kevin McCarthy, APRN


Director of MAT Clinical Services

Melissa Daniels

Project Director - HEY!/PONS

Director of Correction Services

Loretta Harris

Senior Director of Corporate Compliance

Cleo Michael

Director of Residential Services