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Who We Are

Leadership & Board

Edward J. Watson

Edward J. Watson

A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Edward Watson began his career at the Children’s Home in September of 1989.  During his 28 years at the Children’s Home, Edward has held several positions within the organization.  He began his career as a Diagnostic Caseworker and has held the positions of Program Supervisor, Program Director, Director of Training, Director of Residential Services, Vice President of Programs, and his current Director of Operations. 

As a Licensed Social Worker, Edward has had the opportunity to lead the young staff at Children’s Home in their quest to grow and find their niche in the field of Social Work.   He enjoys providing leadership and training to the staff at CHOY and watching them grow into professionals.  He finds it especially rewarding to see the families and children that CHOY serves to leave our care better equipped to face life’s challenges.

In his spare time, Edward is an outpatient therapist and enjoys his adult children, granddaughter, and is active in the community.