Children’s Home of Stockton Elects New Board Officers and Board Member

STOCKTON, CA (August 26, 2022) – Children’s Home of Stockton (CHS) has elected new board officers for fiscal year 2022-2023 as well as a new board member.

Doug Davis

At a recent CHS board meeting, Doug Davis was voted the new Board President of Children’s Home of Stockton. Davis is a Principal Architect with WMB Architects and recently celebrated his 25th year with the firm. Davis has also served as the President and Trustee on the Children’s Home of Stockton Foundation Board, which manages the assets of Children’s Home to support its critical work. “It is an honor to serve as President of the Board as Children’s Home marks its 140th anniversary,” said Davis. “I am consistently amazed by the resiliency and resourcefulness of our staff in navigating everchanging regulations and developing new programs to meet the needs of at-risk youth in our community.”

Jennifer Marchini

Jennifer Marchini, CPA with BPM LLP, was voted the new Board Vice President. Marchini is a CPA with more than 10 years of experience in finance and accounting.

Cathy Ghan

Cathy Ghan, SVP Commercial Real Estate Group with Oak Valley Community Bank, was voted the new Board Treasurer. Ghan has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry and has worked for Bank of the West and Union Safe Deposit Bank prior to joining Oak Valley Community Bank.

Gary Spaugh

Gary Spaugh, President of GLS Healthcare Consulting LLC, was voted the new Board Secretary. Spaugh has an extensive background with more than 40 years of experience in hospital and healthcare administration, strategy, business development, health plans, joint ventures, and affiliations.  

Jake Clizbe

Jake Clizbe, Operations Supervisor at Blue Shield of California, is the newest member to join CHS’ Board of Directors. Clizbe has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare insurance and hospitality industries. He previously served on CHS’ Major Gifts Campaign Committee to help fundraise for the organization.

All the new board officers and members bring a wide range of knowledge and expertise from different industries and backgrounds. Children’s Home of Stockton continues to adapt and grow under their guidance.  

The mission of Children’s Home of Stockton is to provide at-risk youth an opportunity for a productive life through treatment and education in a safe, nurturing environment.

Children’s Home of Stockton (CHS) has served approximately 150 at-risk youth each year for over 140 years. The agency operates a 16-bed Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP) in San Joaquin County as well as an 18-bed Transitional Housing Program for Transition Age Youth (TAY). We are Medi-Cal certified as a Specialty Mental Health Provider and offer Transition Aftercare services. CHS is accredited through the Council of Accreditation. Children’s Home of Stockton is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information, to get involved, or to tour our campus, please call (209) 466-0853.

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