New Leadership Steering Partnership as it kicks off Seventh Year!
The Regional Skills Partnership is proud to introduce the new leadership team for 2014-2015! As we continue to grow, we are excited to have new members join the ranks of leadership. Officers for the Steering Committee are as follows:
Chair: Meg Patchett - Provost of the Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. Meg has been a member of the Partnership since 2009 and is well-schooled in the Partnership’s past accomplishments and our goals for the future.
Vice Chair: Mae Brooks - Assistant Director of Diversity and Employment at Novant Health
Treasurer: Ellen Sheppard- President of Carolinas College of Health Sciences
Secretary: Kineka Hull- Director of Academic Affairs, and Department of Health Sciences at Winston Salem State University
Additional Members –
Ann Callicutt-Southwest Regional Career and Technical Education Coordinator, NC Department of Public Instruction
Ruth Hedgpeth-Dean of Nursing, Allied Health, Early Childhood Education & Cosmetology at Central Piedmont Community College
David Hollars-Executive Director Centralina Workforce Development Board
Phil Geissinger-owner, PG Consulting,
Angela Karchmer-Executive Director, Gaston Workforce Development Board
Jane Neese-Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Services, UNC-Charlotte
Steve Partridge-President/CEO Charlotte Works
Paul Schmaldinst-CSL Plasma Manager,
Joel Vickers, Professor and former Director of the Health Administration program at Pfeiffer University.
These individuals all volunteer their time to the Partnership, while maintaining their full-time work commitments. Thank you to all who are serving. We could not do it without you!
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