Columbia, SC —Family Connection of South Carolina is pleased to welcome Monty Robertson to their board of directors. Family Connection provides resources and services to South Carolina families who have a child with a disability or chronic health condition.
Passionate about improving the health of his home state, Monty Robertson has served as the lead for multiple population health initiatives in South Carolina. Currently, he works at the South Carolina Hospital Association as the Director of the Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina.
Previously, Monty served as Senior Consultant at the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services where he worked with the South Carolina Birth Outcomes Initiative, a statewide collaborative to improve maternal and child health. Monty received his B.S. degree in Biology from Furman University and his Master of Health Administration from the University of South Carolina
“Our Board of Directors is comprised of a dedicated team of leaders committed to creating inclusion, equity and community for the families we serve,” said Amy Holbert, CEO of Family Connection of South Carolina. “We are honored to have Monty Robertson join us in this volunteer leadership role.”
Also serving on the Family Connection of South Carolina Board of Directors: Karen Crider, State Treasurer’s Office; Glenn Hutto, Assistant Principal at Irmo Middle School; Elizabeth Kinney, School Psychologist; Cara O’Neill, M.D., Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder of Cure Sanfilippo Foundation and Board Secretary; John Roberts, Partner at Burr & Forman and Board President; Jenny Anderson, Marketing Director at Big Blue Marble Academy; Antjuan Seawright, President/CEO, Sunrise Communications; Cathy Stevens, Director of the White-Riley-Peterson Afterschool Policy Fellowship at Furman University; Mitchell L. Yell, Ph.D., Fred and Francis Lester Palmetto Chair in Teacher Education and a Professor in Special Education at the University of South Carolina.
For 30 years, Family Connection of South Carolina has been changing lives by making connections, raising awareness, and promoting inclusion for those with disabilities and chronic health conditions. Family Connection offers programs and services to ensure that parents, professionals, and caregivers have access to resources to help their children reach their full potential. Key focus areas include Parent Support, Healthcare, Education, Training, and Advocacy. For more information or to make a referral or donation, visit www.familyconnectionsc.org or call 800-578-8750. Visit Family Connection on Facebook, You Tube, Twitter, and Instagram.
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