Published Aug. 25, 2015
Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands has added four people to its Board of Directors, the organization announced recently.
Carla Atkinson, Angela Flowers, Josie Holler and Susan Wright have all been tapped by the nonprofit that advocates for and supports survivors of sexual assault and abuse in the Midlands.
“Carla, Angela, Josie, and Susan bring an exceptional set of talents and skills to the STSM Board of Directors,” said Jay Hamm, Board of Directors president. “Their leadership will help STSM to achieve our vision of healthy survivors thriving in a community free of sexual violence.”
Atkinson served for 16 years as the director of family programs at Fort Jackson, where she oversaw comprehensive counseling and prevention/education services to soldiers and their families. Prior to that the University of South Carolina graduate worked for the S.C. Department of Mental Health.
Flowers is the director of planning and evaluation at the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice, where she serves as a liaison for mental health initiatives and represents the agency on collaborative efforts. The Bennett College and USC graduate is a licensed master social worker.
Holler is an interim minister and co-owner of Pieced by Peace Liturgical Fiber Arts. The reverend previously served on the Harvest Hope Food Bank board and has worked for the Habitat for Humanity Building Blitz.
Wright serves as SCANA’s director of investor relations and financial planning. The Clemson and University of Maryland Baltimore County graduate is responsible for developing a comprehensive message to the investment community on behalf of SCANA.