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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

Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Jason E. Glenn, a significant asset to River Region Human Services, brings more than 20 years of leadership and management experience. His portfolio holds titles such as strategist, coach, mentor, and influencer. His reputation for problem solving is evidenced in his action-based approach to decision making, delegating, focusing on mission/purpose, risk-management, and skills optimization amongst employees at all levels. Highly regarded for his expertise in transforming teams, he has brought a refreshing perspective on the need for change in building a culture of resiliency focusing on growth within the organization, and assisting in broadcasting our brand excellence to customers, supporters, and partners. His work experience is a result of diversification in leadership positions in the public and private sector – military, academics, and corporate – contributing to his unique ability to generate new and meaningful ideas that generate critical thinking for our long term success.


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.

Kristen Smith
Senior Director of Clinical Operations

Robin Diaz, LPN
Senior Director of Nursing & Medical Services

Loretta Harris
Senior Director of Corporate Compliance and Evaluation

Cindi Stone
Senior Director of Human Resources

Program Staff

Cardesha Burton

Nursing Director

Deweyne Robinson

Housing Manager

Melissa Daniels

Project Director - HEY!/PONS

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sarah lynch

Sarah Lynch, APRN

Cleo Michael

Director of Residential Services

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