Executive Director

Gordon Chatham

In 2019, SHS Board of Directors chose the next Executive Director, Mr. Gordon Chatham, who was previously the Operations Director.

Gordon has worked in senior management in SHS for many years. His unique blend of leadership, management and technical skills make him a wise, creative and capable leader who can meet the inevitable challenges of an organization, while also ensuring that SHS has new and exciting opportunities to grow and prosper in the future.

Gordon has been a federal reviewer for Head Start programs, and has worked extensively on a consulting basis with other programs in California, giving him a larger view of the strengths and challenges of Head Start programs. Gordon is strongly committed to providing innovative, high quality services for children and families here in Shasta, Siskiyou and Trinity Counties. We are confident that Gordon is the best choice to lead this agency and are grateful that he has accepted the position.