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Preferred Behavioral Health Group Elects Jennifer Godoski to Board of Trustees

LAKEWOOD, NJ – Preferred Behavioral Health Group (PBHG) is pleased to announce that Jennifer Godoski has been elected to its Board of Trustees. Jennifer currently serves as Director of Policy and Government Affairs for New Jersey Resources.  

A respected leader in state government and public policy, Godoski previously served as Chief of Staff to the New Jersey Department of Transportation and worked for several Governors, members of Congress, and state legislators.

“Preferred Behavioral Health Group is truly fortunate to have someone with Jen’s breadth of experience in government and advocacy serving on our Board of Trustees,” said Dr. Tara Chalakani, PsyD., CEO of PBHG. “She will be an important partner on the Board as we continue our mission to provide services to even more New Jersey individuals and families.”

“I’m thrilled to join the Board of Trustees of Preferred Behavioral Health Group, an organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of so many New Jerseyans,” said Jennifer Godoski. “I look forward to working with PBHG as they continue to set the gold standard for behavioral services in Central Jersey and beyond.”

A graduate of the College of New Jersey, Godoski’s service to the public and her community is extensive.  She serves as the Governance Chair of Crossroads of the American Revolution, as a trustee of NJSEED, and Co-Chair of the Monmouth County Chapter of Alliance for Action.  Jennifer is also a Board member of the Jersey Shore Partnership and serves as the Government Relations Committee Chair of the Monmouth Ocean Development Council. Ms. Godoski resides in Eatontown in Monmouth County with her wife Lenore. 


Preferred Behavioral Health Group, https://www.preferredbehavioral.org, is the leading behavioral healthcare organization in central New Jersey. Since 1978, Preferred Behavioral Health Group has been dedicated to providing quality care to those in need of guidance, counseling, and assistance with difficult personal issues. Diversity and inclusion are integral parts of our culture. Our programs and services are available to all types of individuals, families, and communities. We are committed to providing our clients with the best care to address their specific challenges. Our goal is to build up individuals, communities, and families so they can live improved lives, embrace healthy lifestyles, and enjoy a higher quality of mental, psychological, and physical health.