CHS Announces Executive Leadership Promotions

Four Promoted to Executive Director Positions and Appointed to CHS Executive Leadership Team

September 22, 2022 – Greensboro, NC – To advance its strategic priorities to meet the growing needs of children and families across the state, Children’s Home Society of NC has promoted four to Executive Director roles.

Sebrina Cooke-Davis
Executive Director of Programs
HealthySteps, Community Navigation
With 19 years at CHS, working with and supervising prevention and parent education programs, Cooke-Davis’s leadership focus is on the growth of Children’s Home Society’s prevention work. She is a graduate of East Carolina University and holds a Master in Adult Education and Doctorate in Educational Psychology.

Shannon Enoch
Executive Director of Programs
Foster Care to Permanency, SPAN, Infant Connections, Lifelong Post Adoption
Throughout her career and her 17 years at CHS, Enoch has remained steadfast in her commitment to the well-being of children and families. She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from Webster University and a B.S. in Psychology from the College of Charleston.

Donna Henderson
Executive Director of Programs
Child-Focused Recruitment, Intensive Family Preservation, Training
Henderson will continue to build on her impact through evaluation, innovation, and partnership that she has experienced in her 16 years with CHS. She holds a Master of Social Work from Florida International University.

Jen Kimbrough
Executive Director of Strategy
Strategic Initiatives & Grants, Business Development, Governmental Affairs, Institute for Family
Kimbrough has over 30 years of experience in public health program planning, implementation, and evaluation. She holds a PhD in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Cooke-Davis, Enoch, Henderson, and Kimbrough will also become members of the CHS Executive Leadership Team.

“I look forward to partnering with these leaders to collectively strive for strong programs supporting children and families across North Carolina,” said Rebecca Starnes, Chief Program Officer for CHS. “Each demonstrates exemplary leadership, competencies, and skills that will enable them to create synergies across our programs while working toward CHS’s mission to promote the right of every child to a permanent, safe, and loving family.”

Last year CHS served more than 20,000 North Carolina children and families providing over 4,800 families with parent education and support services and creating a safe family placement for nearly 1,100 children who are in foster care. Children’s Home Society has celebrated more than 16,000 adoptions since its founding in 1902, remaining steadfast in its mission to promote the right of every child to a permanent, safe, and loving family.

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About Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
Children’s Home Society offers a network of services and support throughout North Carolina to help establish and sustain healthy, loving relationships in every family. For 120 years, Children’s Home Society has provided a broad spectrum of programs and services including adoption, foster care, parenting education, family preservation, and youth responsibility. Children’s Home Society believes in the importance of family, not only in the life of a child, but also in the foundation of a community.

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