Steven Golightly

Director, Child Support Services
Child Support Services

Steven J. Golightly, Ph.D., Director, Los Angeles County Child Support Services Department. Prior to joining the County, Dr. Golightly was a career member of the federal government’s Senior Executive Services and served as the Regional Administrator for children and families in Federal Region IV (Atlanta) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He has an undergraduate degree in Business Management, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration. The Los Angeles County Child Support Services Department is the largest local child support program in the nation with over 300,000 cases. Dr. Golightly is currently the President of the Los Angeles County Management Council.