Douglas A. Struyk


Doug A. StruykDouglas A. Struyk, CPA, LNHA, serves as president and CEO of Christian Health Care Center (CHCC).  He also is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and Certified Public Accountant and a tireless advocate for the elderly and mentally ill.  He expends his energies not only in his own facility, but across the state and the country.

In the years he has led CHCC, he has presided over a period of significant expansion in response to community need.  The Center greatly enhanced its nursing-home facilities, expanded its psychiatric hospital, built a 90-bed assisted-living facility, developed affordable independent- senior housing on campus, and enhanced the professional staff. The Center now employs approximately 850 individuals in all areas of service to the elderly and mentally ill.

Struyk is often in Trenton and Washington, D.C., working to secure the resources needed for the delivery and accessibility of high-quality healthcare for the elderly and mentally ill. He is a recognized leader in New Jersey as the immediate past chair of the Leading Age NJ, (formerly the New Jersey Association of Homes and Services for the Aging). He also is a board member of Washington, D.C.-based Leading Age (formerly the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging), board member of the NJHA’s Health Research and Educational Trust and chair of the Board of Directors of the Wayne Senior Citizens Runnymede Corporation (also known as Sisco Village).

Struyk was invited to serve on the prestigious Federal Medical Advisory Commission in 2006, appointed by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt. He recently received the Distinguished Administrator Award of the NJ Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators.  He recently received the Distinguished Administrator Award of the NJ Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators.

He is active in his community, serving on the Finance Committee of the Pompton Reformed Church; treasurer of the Wayne Soccer Club and previously as a commissioner with the Bergen County Improvement Authority and member of the Board of Benefit Services of the Reformed Church of America.

He resides in Wayne with his wife and two daughters.