Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. is pleased to announce that Julie McGregor has been promoted and accepted a new position as Chief Program Officer.
McGregor recently completed her fourteenth year of service with Santa Maria. She first came to Santa Maria as the Every Child Succeeds Program Director in 2007 and later became the Family Centered Services Director. As such, McGregor not only managed Santa Maria’s Every Child Succeeds program and its team of family support workers, but also led Santa Maria’s shift to family-centered work that includes the integration of our various programs to serve families more effectively.
“I am excited to be starting on this new journey with Santa Maria Community Services,” McGregor said. “I am passionate about the agency and the community we serve and am thankful for this leadership opportunity.”
McGregor holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Cincinnati and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Spanish from Wittenberg University. McGregor is also a Licensed Social Worker who previously held a Program Manager position at Beech Acres and CRI. McGregor is currently completing the requirements to become a Licensed Independent Social Worker.
H.A. Musser, Jr., President and CEO of Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. welcomed McGregor to her new role, “We’re very excited to have Julie take on this new leadership role at Santa Maria. Her depth of experience, knowledge and management capabilities are a complement to our management team. We are looking forward to great things to come.”
McGregor replaces Blair Schoen who retired on March 31, 2021 after more than 43 years of service at Santa Maria.