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Institute for Child Success Adds to Advisory Council

GREENVILLE, S.C. (November 19, 2013) – The Institute for Child Success has added new members to its Advisory Council, which met with the ICS Board of Directors in Columbia yesterday. Dr. Kent McGuire, President and CEO of the Southern Education Foundation in Atlanta, was the keynote speaker. ICS Board Chair Susan Thomson Shi said: “ICS is pleased to welcome the new members of our Advisory Council and we are grateful for their time, their commitment to our work, and their passion for improving the lives of children, prenatal to age 5. We look forward to working with them for years to come as we have been privileged to work with those who have been a part of this council for some time already. We could not do the work we do without the passion, enthusiasm, and guidance of these volunteers.”

The new members elected by the Institute’s Board of Directors are:

  • Sam Cook
    The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation, Murrells Inlet
  • Mindy Strum
    Executive Director
    Mayor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families, Charleston
  • Rep. Andy Patrick
    South Carolina House of Representatives, Hilton Head Island
    Chairman, Subcommittee on K-12 Education
    Education and Public Works Committee
  • Rep. Chandra Dillard
    South Carolina House of Representatives, Greenville
  • Elizabeth Winer
    Chair, Community Advisory Board, Nurse-Family Partnership
    Charlotte, NC
  • Charles Patrick
    Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook, and Brickman, Charleston

These new members join existing members of ICS’ leadership group, who include:

  • Rep. Rita Allison
    South Carolina House of Representatives, Lyman
  • Maggie Michael
    South Carolina Children’s Hospital Collaborative, Charleston
  • Terry Richardson
    Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, Barnwell
  • Judith Ingle
    Miss Ruby’s Kids, Pawleys Island
  • Larry Allen, Ph.D.
    Clemson University, Clemson
  • The Honorable Richard W. Riley
    Nelson Mullins, Greenville
  • Tim Ervolina
    United Way Association of South Carolina, Columbia
  • Judith Aughtry
    Community Volunteer, Greenville
  • Dennis Braasch
    Braasch Building Group, Greer
  • Ann Bryan
    Community Volunteer, Greenville
  • Ed Good
    Hampton Development Company, Greenville
  • Mary Ann Inglis
    Community Volunteer, Travelers Rest
  • Minor Mickel Shaw
    Micco Corporation, Greenville
  • Eddie Terrell
    Northwestern Mutual, Greenville
  • Jim Terry
    Hollingsworth Funds, Greenville

About ICS

The Institute for Child Success is a research and policy organization that leads public and private partnerships to align and improve resources for the success of young children in South Carolina.. A partnership of the Greenville Health System’s Children’s Hospital and the United Way of Greenville County, ICS supports those focused on early childhood development, healthcare, and education—all to coordinate, enhance, and improve those efforts for the maximum effect in the lives of young people. For more information:

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