Homeless No More Welcomes New Board Leadership

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — Homeless No More, the Midlands’ leading nonprofit working to end family homelessness, welcomed a new Executive Committee and board member at their September board meeting.

Homeless No More’s new board chair is David Kirkpatrick, Managing Director of South State Bank Advisory. The Vice Chair is Jim Christopher, Red Fox Capital Partners. The Secretary is Kimberly Snipes, Diversity and Membership Manager at the South Carolina Bar. Joe Wilczewski, Executive Director of the Boyd Foundation, returns as Treasurer. Barrie Kirk, Provost of Midlands Technical College, will serve on Homeless No More’s executive committee as Immediate Past Chair.

“It is a privilege to step into this new role with Homeless No More,” said David Kirkpatrick, Board Chair. “Having served on the board for 5 years, I have witnessed how our ‘families first’ focus has led to a cohesive, future oriented approach that keeps families together while helping them achieve lasting independence. As Chair, I look forward to expanding the success of Homeless No More’s programming to eradicate family homelessness in the Midlands.”

Pamela Simmons-Beasley, Esq. was welcomed as a new board member. Pamela is a Chapter 13 Trustee and former Family Shelter board member. She has remained involved with the organization as a life skill facilitator and volunteer.

“We are thrilled to welcome Pamela Simmons-Beasley to the Homeless No More board” said Dr. Lila Anna Sauls, CEO & President of Homeless No More. “I am inspired by her passion to serve and look forward to working alongside her, and the entire Homeless No More board, to help our families and children achieve sustainable success.”

Homeless No More’s board is comprised of individuals dedicated to solving family homelessness in the Midlands:

David Kirkpatrick, Chair, South State Bank
Marti Bluestein, Bluestein Attorneys
Sarena Burch, SCANA Corporation, Retired
Mary Boyd, Community Volunteer
Frank Cason, Cason Development Group
Jim Christopher, Vice Chair, Red Fox Capital Partners
Bryant Davis, Richland County Department of Government and Community Services
Kimberly Y. Davis, Wells Fargo
Judi Gatson, WIS TV
Stefanie L. Goebeler, Midlands Technical College
Andrea Heyward, Center for Community Health Alignment, UofSC Arnold School of Public Health
Jeannie Jackson-McDowell, Community Organizer
Jane Key, SC DHEC, Retired
Barrie Kirk, Immediate Past Chair, Midlands Technical College
Lasenta Lewis-Ellis, LLE Construction Group, LLC
Linda Salane, Why Not Now Consulting and Executive Coaching
Pamela Simmons-Beasley, Esq, Chapter 13 Trustee
Kimberly Snipes, Secretary, South Carolina Bar
Stephany Snowden, Richland County Sheriff's Department
Mark Stuckey, InterMark Management
Joe Wilczewski, Treasurer, Boyd Foundation

Homeless No More is a nonprofit organization that believes family homelessness is entirely solvable. Our spectrum of care — from emergency services to transitional and affordable housing — keeps each family together and meets their needs at the right time with the right services. By providing support to move each family toward a permanent, self-sufficient solution, we can eradicate family homelessness and help parents and their children achieve lasting independence.

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