Senior Resources Announces New Board Leadership and Board of Directors for 2021

January 13, 2021 – COLUMBIA, S.C. Senior Resources is pleased to announce the new officers of the Board of Directors, as well as the full slate of board members for 2021. These board members will each help to support our mission to empower local seniors to remain healthy and independent through services such as Meals on Wheels, wellness centers, home care and senior volunteer programs.

“The Senior Resources Board of Directors is comprised of diverse and dedicated volunteer leaders who are committed to providing for the seniors of Richland County and Columbia,” said Andrew Boozer, Executive Director of Senior Resources. “We are thankful for their willingness to donate their professional expertise, personal resources, and community support to lead this organization and advocate for those vulnerable older adults in our community in need of assistance to live healthy and independent lives.”

2021 Senior Resources Board of Directors Executive Committee (including new officers):

Connelly-Anne Ragley, President
SC Department of Social Services

Chris Zecopoulos, Vice President
Scott & Corley, P.A.

Rachel Elliott, Treasurer
Dominion Energy

Debra Slaughenhaupt, Secretary
First Citizens Bank

Catherine Perry, Executive Committee
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Tara Wise, Executive Committee
AllSouth Federal Credit Union

2021 Senior Resources Board of Directors:

Todd Timmons, Past President
SC Department of Employment and Workforce

Susan Forrest
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Tom Brown
Asset Realty

Bryant Davis
Richland County

J. Scott Ravan
Columbia Development

John Leighton
South State Bank

Tracy McDowell
Verizon

Kathi Price
Colonial Life

Cam Varner
Recruiting Solutions

Erinn Rowe
Bank of America

William Beaman
Pearson Properties

Jack Heinsohn
Spring Valley Presbyterian Church

Andrew Boozer, Executive Director
Senior Resources

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About Senior Resources: Senior Resources is a non-profit organization that coordinates services, provides resources and encourages the personal choices that allow Columbia's senior citizens to remain independent. All activities, services and programs of the agency are geared toward promoting independent living, with the goal of helping seniors remain in their homes as long as possible through the support of staff and volunteers, and delaying or preventing institutionalization.

Since 1967, Senior Resources has served Columbia's frail and elderly residents in three areas:

1) In-home services, including Meals on Wheels, home care, respite care, senior companion services, and case management;

2) Community-based services, including congregate meals, wellness centers, transportation, and physical fitness;

3) Volunteer services, including the Senior Companion and Foster Grandparent programs.

With local, state and federal government funding, as well as contributions from United Way, personal donations and fundraising activities, Senior Resources offers a variety of programs so that our clients can select the assistance they need to maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle. With the support of our staff and volunteers, our services touch the lives of more than 4,000 Midlands residents.


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