Denise Govan, Executive Director of DCCH Center

DCCH Center for Children and Families is pleased to announce the selection of Denise Govan as the new Executive Director. Denise joins the DCCH family as the third Executive Director in the past 31 years. Sister Jean Marie Hoffman, S.N.D. held that post for 23 years, followed by Bob Wilson’s eight years leading the organization.

“We are fortunate to have someone of Denise’s high caliber join the DCCH family and mission. I am grateful she has accepted the position. Her doing so confirms that my decision to step out of the executive role is not only good for me personally, but it also presents a tremendous opportunity for our organization to evolve and thrive as well.” - Bob Wilson

In November 2022 Wilson announced his plans to retire this spring. He will stay on with DCCH for a time to support the transition. Wilson has been a wonderful leader and steward of DCCH’s mission and will be remembered for his servant leadership.

“Our entire DCCH family is grateful for Bob’s many years of dedication. His leadership shepherded us through many important transitions for our programs. We are confident Denise will continue our history of strong leadership and commitment to serving the most vulnerable children and families in Kentucky. We are thrilled to welcome her aboard.” – Holly Mazzocca, DCCH Board President

Denise is a respected, charismatic leader in the Tri-state’s non-profit sector. Denise formerly held executive leadership, management and direct services positions at Life Learning Center, Brighton Center, and Transitions. Denise brings 28 years of experience working with and advocating for impoverished and underserved individuals and families in a cross section of programs.

“2023 is a monumental year for me as I will be celebrating a milestone birthday. I am so honored and proud to serve as the next Executive Director in the family tree of DCCH’s inspiring programs.” – Denise Govan

Welcome to the family, Denise!