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.

Jason Glenn, DBA

Cheif OPERATING Officer

A native of Georgia, Dr. Jason E. Glenn immediately joined the United States Air Force (USAF), after graduating high school embarking on a path marked with outstanding successes, personally and professionally.  His leadership traits and personal characteristics allowed him to quickly advance through the enlisted ranks.  His work ethic, job performance and ability to meet mission demands were instrumental in his selection as a commissioned officer – an extremely competitive program where only those enlisted persons with the skills, aptitude, and potential for taking on greater levels of leadership and operational responsibilities are accepted.

In his more than 20 years of service to his country he has served in several supervisory, management, and leadership positions running operations and commanding squadrons.  During this time, he mastered several skills which will prove beneficial to those seeking his professional insight in addressing modern challenges.  Master facilitator in leadership, communication, team development, conflict and change management, coaching, mentoring, management, efficiency/effectiveness in meeting operational demands.

UBAID KHOKHAR, MD

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.
Senior Director of Marketing, Outreach, & Communication

Vincent Evans
Chief of IT & Operations

Loretta Harris
Senior Director of Corporate Compliance and Evaluation

Kristen Smith
Senior Director of Clinical Operations

Robin Diaz, LPN
Senior Director of Nursing & Medical Services

Program Staff

Kevin McCarthy, APRN

KMcCarthy@rrhs.org

Kolu Jennings, MBA, CAP, CMHP

Director of Clinical Operations
KJennings@rrhs.org

Melissa Daniels

Project Director - HEY!/PONS
MDaniel@rrhs.org

Cardesha Burton

Nursing Director
CBurton@rrhs.org

Director of Correction Services

Cleo Michael

Director of Residential Services
CMichael@rrhs.org