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Upstate AHEC Announces Departure of Fay Brown, Opens Executive Director Position

Upstate AHEC Executive Director Fay Brown will be stepping down this spring after nearly five years of service to the AHEC system.  During her time as executive director, Fay has guided Upstate AHEC to many notable accomplishments.

Although the introduction of online continuing education capability was initiated by Candace Luciano, the former Upstate AHEC Center Director, Fay shepherded an era of unprecedented access through the AHEC U platform to quality online enduring professional development opportunities. AHEC U saw a 35 percent increase in participation during this past year alone.


Fay was also instrumental in designing and overseeing the acquisition of the new Upstate AHEC office building and its state-of-the-art classroom. She also facilitated the involvement of the South Carolina AHEC in the introduction and implementation of the DHHS-sponsored Community Health Worker Program.

Fay and her husband will be returning to her hometown of Nashville so they can be closer to their daughter and her family. Fay has been an integral member of our South Carolina AHEC family and will be missed!

Executive Director Position Now Open

With Fay’s departure, the Upstate Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a 501c3 healthcare-related organization located in Greenville, SC, seeks an experienced and innovative executive director with proven leadership skills in program growth and development, strategic planning, and personnel and financial management.  Ideal candidates will have knowledge of the healthcare field and a minimum of five years' experience in non-profit or corporate management, a minimum of a master's degree or equivalent experience in executive management, healthcare or a related field (for a full position description, click here).  Candidates should submit a resum√©, cover letter and three professional references, with at least one from a former supervisor.

Email application materials to fbrown@upstateahec.org no later than March 4.  No phone calls please. Applications will be considered when submitted and the position may be filled prior to the deadline date.

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