A social services agency in Ventura County has a new executive director.
Timothy Hockett has been chosen to head Community Action of Ventura County. Hockett was formerly the Executive Director of Olympic Community Action Programs in Port Townsend, Washington. He was selected by directors of the Ventura County non-profit, following a nationwide search. The agency’s former director, Socorro Hanson, was dismissed in Febuary over what the board called job performance issues.
The Oxnard based organization provides services ranging from food distribution for those in need, to legal aid.