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2023 Board of Directors

The Family Effect is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and is governed by a Board of Directors committed to strong families, responsible parenting and healthy children.

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Joel Douglass, Chair
Senior Director- Sales, ScanSource Communications

Kristen Maurer, Vice Chair
Community Volunteer

Kimberly Macklanburg, Treasurer
Director of Retail Operations, SVP, Southern First Bank

Hughes Schwartz, CFP, CLU, Secretary
Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management 

Aimee Leary, Esq.
Partner at Fox Rothschild LLP

Katherine Odom, CTFA
Senior Trust Officer, Bank of America

Bobby Cox
Vice President of Government Affairs, SIG SAUER Inc.  

LeeAnn Weber
CFO, Executive Sec/Treasurer, Strange Bros Grading Co Inc

Catie Buckingham, LBSW, MPH
Senior Consultant, Openfields | Bloomberg Fellow

Lyle Bridgers
Business Solutions Representative, Comporium

Chad Prashad
CEO, World Acceptance Corporation 

Michael R. Fee
Owner/Special Advisor, Reliable Sprinkler Company

Chip Howard
Partner, Howard Law Firm

Nancy Pennell
Community Volunteer

Chris Lewis
President Greenville Triumph SC & Greenville Liberty

Steve Grant
Founder, Chris and Kelly's HOPE Foundation

Chris Riordan
Operations Manager, South Carolina Addiction Treatment

Tracy Swinney
Director of Football Security/Community Liaison, Clemson University

Jade Fountain, MPA, CFRE
Non-Profit Consultant


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The Greenville County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

The Family Effect and the Phoenix Center are both service arms of The Greenville County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.  The objective of the Commission is to assist the citizens of Greenville County and surrounding areas in maintaining a healthy lifestyle through a continuum of affordable substance abuse and related services.

Herman Roberts, Chair

Theresa Thompson, Vice Chair

Weesie Poole, Secretary

Lynne Jones, Treasurer

Ernie Hamilton

Jimmy Batson

Veeral Oza

Tanisha Barrett

Hubert Yarborough

Laura Noonkesser

Asa Briggs

Cheryl Schosky